Foundation Board

Kyle Ellington

Kyle is experienced Director, Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. His experiences are Event Management, College Recruiting, Diversity & Inclusion, Management, Leadership, and Interviewing. Kyle is a strong human resources professional with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) focused in Management from University of Georgia …

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Karif Lawerence

Karif Lawrence is a proud family man, professional, and advocate for all people. Born and raised in Sacramento, CA., Karif has a strong passion for serving his region. He was called into ministry in 1997 and had been sharing the gospel through his life and love ever since. Karif is a remarkable and dynamic public …

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BJ Snowden

Dr. BJ Snowden has over 20 years of experience in education with 18 of those years in the California Community College system.  Dr. Snowden currently serves as Dean of the West Sacramento Center with the Los Rios Community College District.  Before taking on this role he worked as the Director of Inmate Education for the …

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Marcellene Watson-Derbigny

Dr. Marcellene Watson-Derbigny serves as the Associate Vice President for Student Retention and Academic Success. Providing broad oversight to over 25 plus educational equity programs and components, she is well versed in educational equity practice, program development, and in the strategic planning of retention initiatives within complex higher education structures, overseeing a vast realm of …

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Robynn Rose Haymer

Robynne Rose-Haymer serves as the Director of Housing Services for the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. With over twenty years of workforce development, program development & implementation, and leadership experience, Robynne’s continuing passion is helping young people obtain the education and skills they need to pursue their goals. Robynne began her career as an ‘on the …

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