Paul Eichen

Founder and CEO of the award-winning Rokenbok Toy Company, Paul also co-founded a computer products company. He is also chairman of the Orca Fund, San Diego’s largest environmentally-focused charitable fund. Passionate about education and the environment, he lives in California.

Jim Pugh

In a career spanning over 40 years, keyboardist Jim Pugh has recorded and performed with a star-studded array of musicians including B.B. King, Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray and Van Morrison . Currently living in Santa Ynez, California, with his family, Jim spent the past summer touring Japan with R&B legend Syl Johnson.

Alan Sherman

A senior consultant for the California nonprofit child and family service organization Seneca Family of Agencies, Alan has been the lead writer and/or manager of dozens of successful contract and grant proposals to California counties, school districts, special education planning areas and foundations. Alan lives in California.