J. Arata, Jr.
David F. Elgart
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Steve F. Brown
Deborah Frederick, M.D.
Fred Molfino, Jr.
Steve Brown works in international sales and marketing; he has served as VP for QualComm, SnapTrack, and Corsair Communications. He earned a BA in Geology from UC Davis and an MBA from UC Berkeley. His favorite thing about PRRC is our clients, the dedicated staff and board. He cares deeply about making adventure accessible to people with disabilities. Beyond PRRC, he is also passionate about education. His hobbies include cycling, skiing, hiking and travel. He lives in San Francisco with his wife Lynn Brown and their son Connor.
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John Dooling is an alumnus of Junipero Serra High School; he earned a BS from the University of San Francisco and a JD from and San Francisco Law School and is currently a partner at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley. He appreciates PRRC’s service to individuals with disabilities and the dignity it provides, and in general has a soft spot for causes that help traditionally marginalized populations. He enjoys playing golf, juggling, and the Giants. He lives in Burlingame with his wife, Eileen Dooling and their daughter, Elizabeth.
Terry Dollard has been involved with PRRC since she was in high school; her father, Ed Dollard, has been involved for years, too. She is an alumna of USF Nursing School and currently serves as a critical care nurse at UCSF Medical Center. Terry enjoys sailing, hiking, swimming, and cycling. Beyond PRRC, she supports On Your Feet Foundation, helping birth moms who have placed children for adoption. She lives in Pacifica with her wife Kris Kealey and their sons Luke and Dylan.
Dr. Deb Franzon Frederick
Dr Deb Franzon Frederick has worked in Pediatrics for 20 years, including being Medical Director of the 24 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit before joining the faculty at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in 2016. In her daily clinical work, Dr. Franzon encounters many children with physical and developmental disabilities and cares deeply about optimizing quality of life for these patients with complex needs. She is thrilled to serve on the Pomeroy Board and hopes to find synergistic ways to enhance the availability and visibility of community resources like the Pomeroy Center as well and bridge the continuum of health from home to community for individuals with special needs. What Deb loves most about the Pomeroy are the happy faces, genuine interactions, and examples everywhere of “making the impossible possible.”
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Claudia Jung works as a Cancer Data Specialist in San Francisco. She has a MS in Vocational Rehabilitation/MFC from San Francisco State University. She is from the Central Valley of California. She has experience working with many kinds of disabling conditions & their functional limitations but prefers to focus on individual capabilities, talents & strengths. She loves the personal choice aspect of the PRRC’s programs, the attention to the range of needs of participants by the outstanding staff & greatly looks forward to assisting in guiding existing & upcoming programs that are supportive over a lifetime. She has also worked in online retail & marketing, advocacy for disabled individuals, administrative support, crisis management, desktop publishing, event production & technical writing. She is currently taking coursework in Deep Learning & Ethics in Applied Data with specific focus on medical data at USF’s Data Institute, in an effort to democratize this fast growing aspect of technology.
PRRC Board Secretary Matthew Miller is partner in the Litigation Group at Squire Patton Boggs and concentrates his practice on complex business and employment disputes often involving unfair competition, intentional business interference torts and trade secret misappropriation claims. Miller further litigates complex real estate, construction, securities and investment disputes. A fourth-generation native San Franciscan, Miller serves as Director and Executive Committee member of The Society of California Pioneers and the St. Ignatius College Preparatory Alumni Board.
Matthew most loves attending Center-wide events in which the Board can truly interact with PRRC clients—it’s for them that the Board truly works and the smiles, laughs and handshakes or hugs from clients makes Board service its own reward. In his spare time, Matthew plays golf poorly, vacations in Tahoe and Yosemite and spends as much time as possible with his wife Tanya and daughters Dory (12) and Grace (10).
Scott E. Miller
Scott E. Miller is a Principal with Scott Miller Executive Search, a national firm founded in January 2009 specializing in education and nonprofit sectors with a focus on diversity. He has more than 30 years’ experience with leading retained executive search firms, providing executive-level professional services and serving in the public sector. Prior to his own firm, Scott was a Client Partner with Korn/Ferry International.
Scott is graduate of the University of Alabama. He is passionate about the work of the Pomeroy Center because of the positive impact the organization has on all the lives it touches. Scott also serves as the Board Chair of The Bread Project. He lives in San Francisco with his partner, Doug Piper, and their Miniature Schnauzer, Mason. Linked-In
Fred Molfino, Jr.
Fred has worked in the field of wealth management for more than 20 years. He is a founder of Three Bridges Wealth Advisors, investing with successful families and entrepreneurs. Fred earned a B.A. in Economics & Philosophy at Boston College. He loves PRRC because it is one giant canoe with everyone (administration, board and clients) rowing in the same direction. In addition to PRRC, Fred is a supporter of Raphael Family House and the 49ers Academy. He enjoys golf, wine, and spending time with his wife Michelle and their sons Teddy and Henry.
Wendy Suhr has worked as a homeland security consultant for more than 15 years, focusing on improving emergency response for natural disasters and terrorist events. She is employed by the Willdan Group, Inc. and also runs her own consulting firm, Suhr Consulting Group LLC. She is an alumna of the University of Arizona, where she earned a BA in Sociology and a Masters in Public Health. She is passionate about PRRC, where she loves all the positive, smiling faces; she also supports animal welfare causes and promotes animal adoption. Her hobbies include shark diving, travel, wine tasting and cooking. She lives in San Francisco with her husband Greg Suhr, former San Francisco Chief of Police.
Miltinnie Yih is a senior development consultant for Brakeley Briscoe, Ltd, specializing in helping international schools in Asia set up development programs. She also established and ran the Kaplan Educational Centers in Hong Kong, and sat on many boards including the HK Association for the Mentally Handicapped, the American Chamber of Commerce, and Mother’s Choice (home for unwed mothers and orphanage). Miltinnie is a mother of 3 adults, with her oldest, David, who attends PRRC since 2017 when the Yih’s moved back to the Bay Area after being away for 37 years. David has attended numerous schools and programs, but “Pomeroy is the best, because the loving dedication of the staff is second to none!” Miltinnie attended Marina Jr High and Galileo High School in SF, Stanford University (BA in philosophy) and Columbia University (MA in education).