Board of Directors
Valley Vision's all-volunteer board of directors is composed of leaders from the Sacramento region's outstanding public, private and nonprofit entities, united in advancing community inspired solutions.
Naaz Alikhan Principal Williams + Paddon Architects + Planners
“Valley Vision is working toward a better future for the region by serving as a convener and a gatherer of data.”
Tim Carroll Dean, Eberhardt School of Business University of the Pacific
“I believe in the mission to make the capital region a great community, and I think Valley Vision can serve a unique role as a trusted thought partner and coalition builder to help create change.”
Edmundo Castañeda President Mercy General Hospital
Edmundo Castaneda serves as Board Treasurer and brings executive expertise as well as passion for health and well-being for all in our region.
David Cheney CEO Sutter Medical Center Sacramento
“Valley Vision is working toward a better future by using data and analysis to predict, plan for and execute strategies that strengthen the community.”
George Claire Design Thinker The Shop VSP Global
“Valley Vision’s greatest strength is its ability to tackle wicked problems within the region by striking a wonderful balance between empathy and data science.”
John Costa Senior Manager of Government Relations & Local Public Affairs Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
“John’s long history of engagement with government and nonprofit as well as his commitment to healthy and sustainable communities will help Valley Vision support clean and sustainable communities for our region.”
Linda Cutler CEO Sacramento Region Community Foundation
Linda Cutler serves as an Executive Committee member and actively connects philanthropic giving with concrete strategies to improve the well-being of those in our region.
Jeffery Lloyd Davis Principal Arch Nexus
“Valley Vision’s strength lies in its ability to bring the right groups to the table to solve specific issues in our community.”
Jeff Dorso Senior Vice President & General Counsel Sacramento Kings
Jeff’s leadership in shaping development in Sacramento as well as his action-oriented mindset will help push Valley Vision towards effective and responsive action that supports the prosperity of our region.
Willy Duncan Superintendent/President Sierra College
“Valley Vision has taken the lead in the community on many of the toughest problems that we face.”
Cate Dyer CEO StemExpress, LLC
“Valley Vision is unique in its ability to bring government and communities together.”