Board of Directors

The JDRF Northern California Inland Chapter  Board of Directors is a strong group of passionate leaders who represent JDRF in partnership with the local staff team to raise the funds needed for vital research, and provide outreach to the T1D community. The Board of Directors assists in formulating chapter goals and objectives, identifies and responds to chapter needs, and supports the policies and procedures of JDRF.


Bryce MacDonald, President

Fran Dixon, Government Relations & Recruitment Leader

Gary Marrone, Corporate Development

Dr Grover Lee, Fund A Cure

Annie Amaral, Stewardship

Tara Simpson, Communications & Media

Board Members

Annie Amaral, Downy Brand

Mike Bowman, Lucas Public Affairs

Fran Dixon, Ellington Properties

Darren Goodman, Deputy District Attorney

Vince Juarez, Wells Fargo

Roger Leasure, Northern California Tile & Stone

Dr. Grover Lee, American Health Care

Gary Marrone

Bryce MacDonald, Cushman & Wakefield

Steve Park, Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank

Anthony Pescetti, Admail West

Mike Polis, Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP

Tara Simpson, News 10

Francine Vorhees, Moss Adams

Dr. Chris Zegers, Kaiser Permanente