Governance & Policies
Caminar is governed by a Board of Directors who oversees the Chief Executive Officer.
Board of Directors
Edward Mathes, Esq.
Ned joined the Caminar board in 2008. He is a 2001 graduate of the Santa Clara University of Law, and has been focusing on healthcare business ventures, contracts, and other special healthcare projects. With previous experience as an associate attorney at Nossaman, Gunther, Knox, & Elliot, LLP, Ned brings his great experience to the Caminar board.
Board Co-Vice President
Director of Business Intelligence and Development Research Collaborations, Hewlett Packard Labs
Recognized at Hewlett-Packard for her strong leadership skills, Lori has held several management positions at the company in addition to her current position, Director of Business Intelligence & Development Research Collaborations. She holds an MBA from Indiana University, and a double degree B.S. /B.A. from the University of San Francisco in Biology and Sociology. She is an active community volunteer in numerous agencies such as Ronald McDonald House, Make a Wish Foundation, Home Away from Homelessness, and the Cancer Society. In addition to serving on the Caminar Board since January 2010, she is a member of the Leadership Team for Hewlett Packard’s Philanthropy Team.
Board Co-Vice President
President, Pantano Properties
Dennis, a Caminar Board member since 2009, is President of Pantano Properties in San Mateo, holds a CA State Brokers License, and is a Certified Residential Specialist and a member of the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers. With 35 years of experience, he has been a Commissioner on the San Mateo County Assessment Appeal Board since 2004 and has served 9 years on the CA and San Mateo County Assoc. of Realtors Boards. Dennis, founder of “Books for Kids” program, helps fund books for local elementary schools. He received the “Golden Apple” award from the Redwood City/San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Resolutions Award and State of CA Senate Award for his contribution to local educational systems.
Richard D. Van Doren, Jr.
CFO, Marcato Capital
Rich joined the Caminar board in early 2011 and brings a wide range of expertise in investment management. Previously, Rich has been the CFO at Cannell Capital LLC. He has also been a Member and Trustee of the Hartland Trust Company, and the Accounting and Finance Manager at EXP Systems, Inc., a software technology company. Rich received his B.S. degree in Finance from the USF McLaren College of Business, Vice President Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He currently resides in Hillsborough with his wife and two children.
Marie is an engaged community mental health advocate and a past President of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) San Mateo County where she served seven years on the board. Marie has served in advisory roles for San Mateo County Community College District and San Francisco State University and is currently a NAMI CA Advisor. She also worked as an Administrator for San Jose Unified School District, Nutrition and Food Services Division. Marie received her MPA, concentration Public Affairs, from Notre Dame de Namur University and B.S. Nutritional Science from San Jose State University. She is a member the Association of Fundraising Professionals Silicon Valley and the World Affairs Council Northern CA.
Mental Health Administrator, Solano County Mental Health Division
As Mental Health Administrator for Solano County, Glenda is instrumental in making a difference in the efficiency of new programs and contracted services. Ms. Lingenfelter has been with Solano County since 2006 and has 28 years of experience as an RN. She has worked as Clinic Director for nonprofit La Clinica de La Raza and Director of Nursing at numerous hospitals. Originally from Canada, Ms. Lingenfelter moved to the United States where she received a Nursing Degree from Olympic College, a Bachelor of Science in Management from Pacific Union College and a Teaching Degree from Vocational Teacher Training Institute of California. She is the Board Commissioner of the Partnership Health Plan of California and Co-chair for the Solano County Behavioral Health Integration Strategy Committee. She has been married for 34 years and has three daughters.
Founding Chairperson, Six Seconds
Karen joined the Board in 2011 and is a founder of the Nueva School in Hillsborough, where she published Self-Science, her visionary emotional intelligence curriculum. She is dedicated to Synpase, which she hopes will become a model for future schools. She is the Chairperson and Co-Founder of Six Seconds, a non-profit that offers training and materials on emotional intelligence. Karen has presented at several symposia and conferences and has served on a broad range of trustee and adviosry boards for social, emotional and mental health issues. In 1981, she was named educator of the year by the California Association of the Gifted. She attended Stanford University, and earned a Master's degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Karen resides in Portola Valley with her husband, George - co-founder and managing director of McCown De Leeuw & Company, Menlo Park and New York City.
Senior Recruiter, West Coast Business Banking Division, Wells Fargo
Windi joined Wells Fargo Bank in 2000 and is currently Senior Recruiter for the West Coast Business Banking Division. She has over 15 years’ experience in talent acquisition, human resources consulting, project management and leadership. She recently relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area and is a dedicated contributor who believes in creating social change through action. While in Orange County, California she served as a Board Member with The Constitutional Rights Foundation, Santa Ana Career Beginnings Mentorship Program, Banking & Financial Educational Advisor for Orange County School District’s Occupational Programs, and volunteer for Second Step/Human Options Abused Women’s Shelter.
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Quantum
Ted is the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Quantum. His professional experience with a number of leading Silicon Valley technology companies is complemented by his commitment to community engagement with a focus on mental health and education. Ted has served as the Chair of the San Francisco Mental Health Board and as a Board Member of Community Vocational Enterprises in San Francisco. He holds an MBA from Stanford University, and a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame. He and his family reside in Menlo Park.
Carol Whitfield has a proven and successful track record in the high technology industry, driving 2 IPO’s in the enterprise application software industry: Consilium (CSIM, acquired by Applied Materials) where she was a founder and Promis Systems (PRMS, acquired by Brooks Automation) where she was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Carol began her career at Intel Corporation where she held a number of senior positions in planning and material management. Her experience includes executive positions in sales, marketing, corporate planning and field operations. Carol served on the board of Red Pepper Software that was acquired by PeopleSoft. Serving on the board of the Family Services Agency, Carol helped raise millions for their capital campaign. She has also served on the board of the Palo Alto Hills Country Club. Carol holds an undergraduate degree from Oxford University.
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