Team Members

Dr. S. Joanne Dames

Board President

Joanne is board certified in emergency medicine and has 17 years of experience in resuscitating victims of sudden cardiac arrest. She is passionate in her quest to educate the public regarding the ...

Elizabeth (Liz) Dollar, CPA

Board Treasurer

Liz is a partner at Moss Adams LLP in their San Francisco office and has practiced public accounting for more than 12 years. For the past 10 years, Liz has focused exclusively on serving not-for-profit organizations...

Jim Fohrman

Board Vice President

Jim is the Director of Global Accounts at Centimark. A highly motivated achiever who thrives on constant challenges and is driven to succeed, Jim brings analytical and decisive organizational skills to Via’s board of directors...

Wes Levitt

Board Secretary

Wes is a Napa native who returned to the area in 2013 after living in Oregon and central Texas for 20 years. He is currently an Investment Associate at Mosser Capital Management, a Bay Area-focused real estate...

Elizabeth (Liz) Winograd

Board Member

With more than fifteen years of experience in Northern California’s nonprofit sector, Elizabeth has focused her work on community, family, and individual empowerment, with an emphasis on ...

Cindy Barger

Board Member

Cindy is a semi-retired nurse practitioner who has worked primarily in emergency rooms and intensive care units during her 35-year career. She has taught at Long Beach State and the University...

Rodney Nourse

Board Advisory Committee Member

Rodney is a consultant to the non-profit community working in the areas of governance, organizational development, compliance and financial management. With an MBA from San Francisco ...

Robert (Bob) W. Taggart

Board Advisory Committee Member

Bob is a Bay Area native and a graduate of the University of California and UC Hastings College of the Law. He spent the majority of his career with Southern Pacific Transportation Co., first as a ...

​Hector Paredes

Board Advisory Committee​ Member

Hector is passionate about the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest(SCA) among youth. He is co-founder of the Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation, which is an organization named after his son ...
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