Lennies M. Gutierrez

Board Member
Lennies M. Gutierrez
is amazing.
Even if there were words provided to describe all of their awesomeness, you'd just be reading a different set of words with all of their accolades meant to tell you what we're telling you now ...
Lennies M. Gutierrez
is an amazing human being.

Lennies was raised in Dixon, a small rural town in Northern California where Spanish was her first language. From a young age she learned the importance of a strong foundation based in community, culture, and family.
She is a graduate of the University of California at Davis and the Lorenzo Patino Law School of Sacramento. Lennies is married with two young children and enjoys spending time with her family, running outdoors and volunteering in the community.

Lennies loves engaging in the community, being at the forefront of creating public policy and helping develop tomorrow’s future leaders. Currently she is the Director of Government Affairs for Comcast for the South Bay and Southern Peninsula areas which encompasses the Heart of the Silicon Valley since 2010 and previously worked on legislation for 10 years at the California State Capitol. She is an active board member of Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), the Chamber San Mateo County and the Latino Leadership Alliance. She also serves as an advisory board member of the Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley.
Lennies has participated in several leadership programs including the Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility (HACR) Corporate Young Achievers Program, the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program held at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, the HOPE Leadership Institute and is a senior fellow of the American Leadership Forum of Silicon Valley. She was nominated to serve on the Comcast West Division Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and co-leads the California Unidos Employee Resource Group

The Team

Milan R. Balinton

Executive Director

Sabrina-Moné Lamontagne

Operations and Finance Manager

Ikenna Ike

Board-Chair | Google

Aileen Casanave

General Counsel

Aneita Gage

Board Member | Intel Corporation

Erika S. Albury

Board Member | Diverse BioSolutions

Christina Lewis

Board Member | Secretary

Cynthia Joseph-Magee

Board Member

Stephanie Menzies

Board Member

Isabella Nyakundi

Board Member

Cheryl Thompson

Office Aide | Receptionist

Cathy Blake

FRC Program Manager

Sasha Richardson

Community Worker

Ernest Kirk, Jr.


Myisha Taylor

Program Specialist & Coordinator

Kenny Jackson

Student Executive Assistant Intern to Executive Director

Zakiya Cooper

Student Office Assistant Intern

Ariadna "Ari" Luna

Community Worker, Family Resource Center (FRC)

Kiana Munoz

Community Worker, Family Resource Center (FRC)

J. Bernard Hishamunda, PhD

Board Member

Daric V. Jackson

Board Member

Andy X. Mitchell

Board Member

Stephanie Allen

Homelessness Prevention Case Manager

Jerome Holloway

Student Finance Intern

Helen Kassa

Policy & Advocacy Coordinator

Oladotun "Dotu" Hospidales

Programs Coordinator

Zachary Meade

Policy & Advocacy Intern II

Beverley Waithaka

Policy & Advocacy Intern I

Tammy Sanders

Board Member

Jaden Morgan

Student Board Member

Lennies M. Gutierrez

Board Member

Babatunde "Tunde" Onadele Jr.

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