Foundation Board Members

Gordon Bourns

Gordon Bourns

Virginia Blumenthal

Virginia Blumenthal

Jack Clarke

Jack Clarke

Ramon Alvarez

Ramon Alvarez

Richard Roth

Richard Roth

Judy Cunningham

Judy Cunningham

Sergio Diaz

Sergio Diaz

  • Gordon Bourns
  • Virginia Blumenthal
  • Jack Clarke
  • Ramon Alvarez
  • Richard Roth
  • Judy Cunningham
  • Sergio Diaz
  • Gordon Bourns

    Chairman of the Board

    Chairman and CEO, Bourns IncGordon Bourns joined the Bourns, Inc. in 1973 and has managed various business units and operations within the Company since that time. He was elected Chairman of the Board in December 1988 by the Company’s Board of Directors, and was also elected President in 1990.

  • Virginia Blumenthal

    Chief Financial Officer

    Attorney, Blumenthal Law OfficesVIRGINIA M. BLUMENTHAL began her professional career as a school teacher in Riverside, California. Once she obtained her law degree she opened a law firm and has accumulated a long list of accolades in over 37 years of practice. Today, Ms. Blumenthal is one of the most recognized litigators in California.

  • Jack Clarke

    Secretary

    Attorney, Best, Best, & Krieger, LLP. Jack B. Clarke, Jr. is a Partner in the Litigation Department of the Riverside office of Best Best & Krieger LLP. He joined Best Best & Krieger after graduating from law school in 1985. Mr. Clarke is involved in litigation concerning education law, special education disputes, public agency litigation and other types of substantial litigation matters. Mr. Clarke has successfully defended school districts and other education clients in student disciplinary matters, civil rights and Constitutional claims and special education due process hearings.

  • Ramon Alvarez

    Board Member at Large

    When Ramon Alvarez took over the Riverside (CA) Lincoln-Mercury franchise in October 1995, it was a failing dealership that sold 10 vehicles a month.

  • Richard Roth

    Board Member at Large

    State Senator Richard D. Roth is President of the law firm of Roth Carney APC specializing in labor and employment law for over 30 years. Prior to joining Roth Carney APC, he was partner with the business law firms of Carney & Delany LLP and Roth Carney Knudsen LLP, he served as the Managing Partner of the law firm of Reid & Hellyer, as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board and as a Judge Advocate with the United States Air Force.

  • Judy Cunningham

    Board Member at Large

    Development DirectorCommunity & Event Organizer: Judy has developed and coordinated programs for organizations such as Neighborhood Watch, DANA and Riverside Neighborhood Partnership, 33rd Annual Mission Inn Run, 20th Annual Ghost Walk Riverside, Mission Inn’s Culinary Salon, Corona Chamber’s Business Expo, as well as fundraising events.

  • Sergio Diaz

    Ex Officio

    Chief of Police, Riverside Police Department. Chief Sergio Diaz is an accomplished criminal justice leader who has transformed his professional philosophy of respect for all persons into a working practice of collaboration. In this collaboration, his goals are to achieve a higher degree of community safety through implementing practical solutions to reduce crime and fear and to continue to develop the leaders of the future. He is always working to increase the quality of life of the people he serves.

  • Gordon Bourns
  • Virginia Blumenthal
  • Jack Clarke
  • Ramon Alvarez
  • Richard Roth
  • Judy Cunningham
  • Sergio Diaz