Community Leaders Association

CLA Board of Directors

John Short III

First Vice President, Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services

Tracy Noonan

Vice President
City Attorney, City of Thousand Oaks

Jake Ganajian

Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo

Tim Weaver

Lecturer, Bachelor Degree for Professionals, CLU

Barry Fisher

Immediate Past President
Chief Deputy Director, Ventura County Health Care Agency

Board Members

Bernie Bauer

Lighting Consultant, Integrated Lighting Concepts

Leisa Contreras

Budget Analyst/Coordinator of Support Services for Graduate School of Education, CLU

Nancy Dillon

City Clerk Emeritus, City of Thousand Oaks

James Gilmore

Retired Park Planner, Conejo Recreation and Park District
Consulting Landscape Architect

Deborah Kniss

Real Estate Broker
RE/MAX Olson & Associates / Kniss & Alaniz Real Estate Srvices, Inc.

Stephanie Knotts

Business Systmes Consultant
Wells Fargo

Douglas Tapking

Executive Director, Area Housing Authority

Staff Appointments

Cindy Keitel

Appointed Executive Director
Coordinator, Community Relations, CLU

Tim Weaver

Appointed Campus Representative
Lecturer, Bachelor Degree for Professionals, CLU

Angela Pascuzzi and John Sheets

Appointed Student Representatives

Committee Chairs


Athletics - James Gilmore

Communications - Bernard Bauer

Department and Faculty Grants - Tim Weaver

Golf Tournament - Jake Ganajian

William E. Hamm Award - Jake Ganajian

Hats and High Tea - Deborah Sweeney, CEO/President, MyCorporation

Mathews Leadership Forum - John Short

Nominating - TBA

Scholarships - Leisa Contreras