Our Board of Directors
Retired Desert Oasis Health Care Documents Specialist. Serves on the Executive, Finance, Audit, and NPO Centric Committees. Appointed in 2016.
Retired Legislative Assistant for the County of Riverside. Serves as the Facilities Chair and on the Executive, Finance, and Grants Committees. Appointed in 2017.
Matthew Gonda, CPA
CPA, CGMA, CEO at Gonda+Co. Serves as the Finance Chair and on the Executive and on the Facilities Committees. Appointed in 2019.
College of the Desert Board of Trustees Member. Serves as Chair of the NPO Centric Committee and on the Executive, Grants, Facilities, and Governance Committees. Appointed in 2018.
Senior Vice-President First Bank. Serves on the Executive, and Nominations Committees. Appointed in 2005.
Dr. William Kroonen
Ed.D., Retired President of College of the Desert. Serves on the Executive and Finance Committees. Appointed in 2004.
Retired McKesson Corporation Site Coordinator. Serves on the Grants, Audit, and NPO Centric Committees. Appointed in 2020.
Chief Officer of Government & Community Affairs at Innercare. Serves on the Facilities Committee. Appointed in 2010.
Dr. Craig Borba
Ed.D., Retired Palm Springs Unified School District Assistant Superintendent. Serves as the Chair of the Executive and Grants Committees and on the Finance, Audit, Facilities, and Governance Committees. Appointed in 2006.
V. Manuel Perez
(Permanent Member). Riverside County Supervisor, 4th District.
Business Owner. Serves as the Chair of the Governance Committee and on the Facilities Committee. Appointed in 2014.
After School Education Services District Coordinator-Coachella Valley Unified. Serves on the Health-Mental Health and Audit Committees. Appointed in 2016.
City of Palm Desert Councilmember. Serves on the Mental Health Initiative Committee. Appointed in 2022.
Retired College of the Desert Educator. Serves on the Grants Committee. Appointed in 2010.
Tori St. Johns
Desert Sands Unified School District, Student Assistance Program Counselor. Serves as the Chair of the Health-Metal Health Committee. Appointed in 2017.
Retired Businessman. Serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and on the Grants and NPO Centric Committees. Appointed in 2016.
Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Government & Community Relations University of Riverside. Serves on the Governance Committee. Appointed in 2018.
Counselor at Palo Verde College. Serves on the Grants Committee. Appointed in 2022.
Dr. Ann Dew
Retired General Practitioner. Serves on the Health-Mental Health Committee.
Appointed in 2023