Board of Directors

Governing Board:

Brittney Buffo, Executive Director (Co-Founder)
Drama Teacher at Millennium Charter High School, Salinas, CA

Michael Buffo, Non-Voting Board Member (Co-Founder)
Director at House of 8 Media, Monterey, CA

Harold Whitehead, Board President
CEO at Exclusive Home/Estate Management, Carmel CA

Valarie Schad, Treasurer
CEO at Camel Consulting, Carmel CA

Pete Bassett, Vice President/Fundraising Committee Chair
COO at Exclusive Home/Estate Management, Carmel CA

Rhett Allen Smith, Secretary
Producer at Wave Street Studios, Monterey, CA

Shane Carvahlo, Board Member
Real Estate Agent at Sereno Group, Aptos, CA

Advisory Board & Volunteers:

Troy Kingshaven, Attorney, Fenton & Keller
Brett Scholl, CPA, Scholl & Company, LLP
Rob Lee, CPA, Hayashi & Wayland
Terrance Gargiulo, Executive Director, Occhiata Productions
Chris Pappas, Fundraising committee – Spring Soiree
MaryAnn Rousseau, Actress, Director
Clint Ward, Founder, California Academy of Film
Jean Wells, retired industry
Phil Wylly, retired industry
Dennis Taylor, Independent writer