Meet The Board. The team that oversees this organization and makes sure everything is running smoothly and in the best interest of the community and beyond.
Kristine is passionate about programs that support kids and their needs. She serves or has served on many boards including the Second Harvest Food Bank, Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre, Aptos Chamber, Walnut Avenue Women’s Center, Scotts Valley Little League, Scotts Valley Pal Football and the Santa Cruz Kidney Foundation. Kristine grew up in Santa Cruz and is married with three young adult children. Her paying gig is as a Vice President with Wells Fargo Bank in Santa Cruz.
Hilary spent her childhood in a small New Hampshire town, moving with her family to Los Gatos just before entering High School. After graduation from UC Santa Cruz, she met her now husband, Dr. David Shuman, a local veterinarian; together they built Westside Animal Hospital in Downtown Santa Cruz. While helping to establish the business Hilary became a Realtor and Broker Associate at Karon Properties and began to donate time to local causes. When not working on her community Hilary is surfing, biking or enjoying her two children. Hilary is former mayor of the City of Santa Cruz.
Jeff McCormac was born in San Francisco and raised in the East Bay before moving to his beloved Santa Cruz in 1993. Jeff is a two time trustee and former chairman of the non-profit the Santa Cruz Association of Realtors Housing Foundation and former board member on the Junior Chamber of Commerce. He has worked for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage since 1999 and manages the Santa Cruz Home Loan Center. In his spare time he enjoys surfing, tennis, time spent with family and friends and mountain bike riding and is very excited to be a hunger fighter..