Board of Directors and Advisory Committee

The Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization is governed by a Board of Directors, who serve on a voluntary basis for three year terms. They include:


Gerry VanBoovenPresident (Elected 2013)
Director of Student Services, West Coast University

Diana Marie Harari, Vice President (Elected 2013)
Director of Administration, Red Pointe Roofing

Stephan Hamilton, Treasurer (Elected 2013)
Former Budget Manager, Orange County Fire Authority

Antoinette Kveton, Secretary (Elected 2017)
Facilities Manager, Northeast Community Clinic

Adrian Rivas, Historian (Elected 2014)
Director, Strategic Programs – The Walt Disney Company


Troy J. Botello, Ph.D (Elected 2006)
Executive Director, VSA Arts

Ron Clark (Elected 2003)
Former Chief Financial Officer, City of La Verne

Rick Dissinger (Elected 2004 and 2016)
Founder and Former CEO, Dissinger Associates Plan Administration and Design, Inc.

Dr. Mitch Fennell (Elected 2018)
Former Professor of Music, CSU Fullerton

Jesus Holguin (Elected 2016)
Fiscal Analyst, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
President, Board of Education, Moreno Valley Unified School District

Phil Mortensen (Elected 2008)
Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

George Steele (Elected 2006)
Attorney At Law, The Law Offices of George L. Steele

Russell Tanakaya (Elected 2018)
General Manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles – Glendale


Scott Bilbruck, Owner, E-Adjudicate | Executive Director, WGASC

John Donovan, Managing Partner/Owner, DCP Partners

Mark Gunderson, Music Educator, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

Ken Hammond, Creative Services Manager, Free Wheelchair Mission

Howard Hsu, Officer, Los Angeles Police Department

Janet Konecne, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, Physical Therapist/Owner, Allegro Physical Therapy

Dan LaMacchia, CFP, Sr. Vice President Investments Branch Manager, Benjamin F. Edwards & Co

Jody Roberto, Former District Director for California State Senator Bob Huff


George Perry (1996 – 2013)

Carter Schuld (Founding Corps Director)