Board of Directors

March 2020 – March 2021


Pat Amsbry, Chairman
Robert Kamins, Vice-Chair
John T. Cloud, Secretary
Douglas McCrary, Treasurer


David Azevedo
Lyn Beckett Cacciatore
Tim Carey
Jan Clifford

Kirsten Hart
Raphael L. Henderson
Alison Laster
Ajay Mittal
John Naber
Mike Nyeholt
John Oscarson
John Plummer
William E. Thomson, Jr.
Jay L. Walters
Darrell Walker

Patrick Amsbry, Chairman
* President, Flying A Media, Pasadena, CA & Seattle, WA
* President, Panther Club, Polytechnic School, Pasadena
* Assistant Scoutmaster, Fundraising Director, Boy Scouts of America
* Fundraising Team Winter, Prostate Cancer Research
* Board of Governors, Member, Secretary, Altadena Town & Country Club
* Trustee, Old Mill Foundation, El Molino Viejo, San Marino
* Dive Booster Volunteer, Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, Rose Bowl Dive Team
* Resides in Pasadena, CA

Robert A. Kamins, Esq., Vice Chairman
* Principal and Founder, Vertex Advisors, South Pasadena
* Member, Board of Governors, Altadena Town & Country Club
* Prior Chair/Member of Altadena Town & Country Club Swim Committee
* Resides in Pasadena, CA

John T. Cloud, Secretary
* Vice President & Manager, PRIMECAP Management Co.
* Resides in La Canada, CA

Doug McCrary, Treasurer
* Vice President, PRIMECAP Management Company, Los Angeles
* Member, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
* Member, Huntington Library
* Member, Descanso Gardens
* Resides in Pasadena, CA


David Azevedo
* Senior Program Specialist – AARP California
* President, International City/County Management Association student chapter, University of Southern California
* Vice President & Chair of the Senate, Associated Students of Loyola Marymount University
* Member, Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition
* Governing Board Vice President, New Leaders Council, Los Angeles
* Resides in Pasadena, CA

Lyn Beckett Cacciatore
* Deputy City Attorney, City of Santa Monica (Retired)
* Trustee, Santa Monica City Employee Coalition Benefit Trust
* Member, Assistance League of Pasadena
* Member, The Romberger Guild (Rosemary Children’s Services)
* Member, California State Bar
* Member, Italian American Lawyers of Los Angeles
* Member, Highland Park Art Club
* Member, Huntington Library
* Resides in San Marino, CA

Tim Carey
* Vice President, Project/Construction Management, Irvine Company Office Properties
* Member, Board of The Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women & Children and member of board committee overseeing design and  construction of Phase 3 residential building
* Youth soccer, basketball and baseball coach
* Resides in San Marino, CA

Jan Clifford
* Owner & Manager, Private Real Estate Holdings
* Past Trustee, Mayfield Senior School
* Past Trustee, Pi Beta Phi Foundation
* Board Member, South Central Los Angeles Ministry Program (SCLAMP)
* Regent, Loyola Marymount University
* Volunteer Yoga Instructor, Los Angeles County Jail
* Member:  Holy Family Catholic Church, Pasadena Alumnae Club of Pi Beta Phi, Mayfield Senior School Guild, St. Ignatius Guild of Loyola High School, Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Christ Child Society of Pasadena, San Marino Chapter of National Charity League, Purdue University Alumni Association, Valley Hunt Club
* Resides in South Pasadena, CA

Kirsten Hart, Esq.
* Associate, Complex Civil Litigation Group, Los Angeles Office, Arent Fox
* Recognized in 2010 Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine – Rising Stars Edition
* Resides in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Raphael L. Henderson
* Business Area Manager, Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank. N.A.
* Past President, Challengers Boys & Girls Club
* Past Treasurer, The New Leaders
* Member Board of Directors:  Los Angeles Economic Development Council, Child Education Center, Los Angeles County School-to-Career
Commissioner, California State Senate, Cost Control
* Co-Chairman-VETA, California State Department of Corrections
* Resides in Pasadena, CA

Alison Laster
* Clinical Psychologist in private practice for 23 years

Ajay Mittal
* Institutional Client Service Specialist, The Capital Group, Los Angeles
* Co-Founder & Current Partner, Colima Coconuts Company
* Resides in Pasadena

John Naber
* 5-Time Olympic Medalist
* Recipient of the 1977 James E. Sullivan Award
* Inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame 1982
* Member, 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Organizing Committee
* Serves and is respected in his role as a sports broadcaster, motivational speaker and professional writer

Mike Nyeholt

* Three-time All American Swimmer – University of Southern California
* Founded Swim with Mike in 1981
* Has helped raise over $16.8 million for college students who are paraplegics because of accidents or illnesses

John Oscarson
* President, KRC Marketing, Inc.
* Contributor, Hollywood Education & Literacy Project (H.E.L.P.)
* Past President and Meet Manager, Rose Bowl Aquatics Center Swim Booster Club
* Resides in Altadena, CA

John Plummer
* Retired Supervisor, Southern California Edison
* Member First Baptist Church, La Crescenta
* Resides in Pasadena, CA

William E. Thomson, Jr., Esq.
* Mayor of Pasadena (1988-1990)
* Partner, Brooks Kushman. Los Angeles
* Member, Rose Bowl Operating Committee
* Co-chair, Campaign for the Huntington Medical Research Institute
* Past President, Pasadena Community College Board of Directors
* Past President, Pasadena Educational Foundation
* Chair of Board of Directors, Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, 1988-1990
* Mayor of Pasadena (1988-1990)
* Resides in Pasadena, CA

Darrell Walker
* Recreation Supervisor, Pasadena Human Services & Recreation Department, City of Pasadena
* President, 2007, National Recreation & Ethnic Minority Society
* National Recreation & Ethnic Minority Society, 2007 – Present
* Former Member, National Recreation & Park Association, Awards & Diversity Committees
* Resides in Pasadena, CA

Jay L. Walter
*, Founder & CEO, 2001 – present
* Computer Scientist, California Institute of Technology, 1999 – 2017
* Trustee, Orange Heights Neighborhood Association, 2013 – present
* Parent Volunteer, Boy Scouts of America, 2003 – present
* Parent Volunteer, Polytechnic School, 2003-2018
* Parent Volunteer, Pasadena Central Little League, 2003 – 2013
* Parent Volunteer, AYSO Region 1, 2003-2013
* Trustee, The Children’s Center, Caltech, 2000-2010

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Last update: 2/18/2021