Our 2018 Board of Directors is comprised of members from the Garden Grove City Council, local business community, and community leaders.

Executive Committee


Ric Lerma, Owner of Experience Building Services


Tam Nguyen, Owner of Advance Beauty College


Jane Oglesby, Community Leader


Tam Nguyen, Owner of Advance Beauty College

Board Members

Tom DaRe
Police Captain
Garden Grove Police Department

Kris Beard
Council Member, District 1
City of Garden Grove

Jeremy Harris
Senior Vice President
Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

Andrew Kanzler
Planning Commission
City of Garden Grove

Steve Jones
City of Garden Grove

David Nadelman
General Manager
Hyatt Regecy Orange County

Mark McGee
Operations Manager
Republic Services

Eric Williams
West Grove Community Church

Richard Porras
Assistant Vice President

Alternates at Large

Jesse Cho
Chief Marketing Officer
CPGI Real Estate Services

Andrew Halberstadt
Safety Director
Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Farid Kalantar
Director of Operations
Anaheim Marriott Suites

Stephanie Klopfenstein
Council Member, District 5
City of Garden Grove