BOARD VICE CHAIR - Amy Solliday, has served as a board member since September 2006. Ms. Solliday is the Vice-President of store operations for Old Navy and has held numerous roles in Gap Inc. for over 25 years. She specializes in building work practices that optimize productivity and customer experience. Ms. Solliday’s key accomplishments include: business process and system implementations for store managers, store organizational structures, and numerous large-scale field conferences. She drives results through a focus on organizational effectiveness, talent development, and continuous improvement.

Ms. Solliday graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in English Language and Literature at the University of Maryland College Park. She is a member of the Human Resources Committee and helped create the operating model for Felton’s Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP) Program. Amy believes in giving back to her community and joined the Felton Board of Directors as a way of making a difference in the lives of so many in need.

Will Smiley directs Genentech’s sales and marketing, medical affairs and global product strategy recruitment team. Prior to Genentech, he worked in international development on economic, education and democracy development programs around the globe including five years in Ukraine where he managed Freedom Support Act programs for the US State Department. Will has an MSc in Organizational Management from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, VT and a BA in Psychology from Humboldt State University in Arcata, CA. Will has served as a member of the Felton Board since 2011.

BOARD SECRETARY - Elisabeth A. Madden, has served as a Board Member since 2008. Ms. Madden is a partner at the San Francisco law firm, Lynch, Gilardi and Grummer. As an experienced litigator, her legal practice has primarily focused on defending health care providers and workplace discrimination and harassment actions. In addition, she frequently presents employment law seminars and trainings for corporate management groups. Ms. Madden served as a mediator for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and provided her services, pro bono, to the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Aids Legal Referral Panel.

Lisa has personally experienced how a social services program can provide the opportunity and support necessary to positively change the course of a life. As an organization that seeks to empower the disadvantaged, not accepting status quo, Felton has a long history of recognizing the challenges faced by vulnerable members of the community and responds to those needs with innovation, care and respect. Because of this, Lisa is proud to serve on the board.

Lisa has also thoroughly enjoyed raising her two sons in San Francisco.

BOARD CHAIR - Michael N. Hofman, a certified arborist and certified irrigation designer, is the Executive Vice President of Janet Moyer Landscaping (JML), a full service landscaping company based in San Francisco, CA. Since Mr. Hofman joined JML in 1992, he has helped transform the company from a sole proprietorship into a successful corporation, with increasing revenues and profitability. Mr. Hofman develops and oversees all administrative engineering functions for the firm. Before joining JML, he had a successful career in healthcare information systems and held management positions with several San Francisco Bay Area companies including Performance Factors, Inc., JDA, and French Hospital Medical Center.

Mr. Hofman has served on the Felton Institute Board for many years and was instrumental in establishing the board’s nomination and recruitment process. His service to Felton began in 1988 as a volunteer, which then led to board membership in the early 1990’s. Mr. Hofman currently is also a member of the development committee and is closely involved with the organization’s fundraising ventures and governance issues and procedures. In 2005, he served on the task force overseeing the successful sale of real estate owned by Felton.

Mr. Hofman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Colorado. Mike’s dedication to Felton's life transformative programs is fueled by his desire to expand services that provide a foundation for healthy and balanced lives for our most vulnerable clients of every age.

Paul Adams, former Board Chair, has been a member of the Board since May 2008. He serves as Chair of the Ad-Hoc Program Committee.

Mr. Adams is the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel for Gap, Inc. in San Francisco. Prior to working at the Gap, Inc., he served as the Senior Attorney and Director of Human Resources for Mervyn's (a subsidiary of Target).

Mr. Adams attended Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School. 

Dale Butler has been a Board Member since December 2008. Mr. Butler currently works as a consultant in labor and public sector relations. His most recent position was serving as the Supervisor for the Private Sector Division of the Service Employee’s International Union Local 1021. Dale serves on several boards throughout the Bay Area, has extensive teaching experience as an Associate Professor of Economics and is an avid cyclist.

Dr. Michelle Clark, M.D. is a Forensic Psychiatrist Consultant and is also a Staff Psychiatrist at Traditions Behavioral Health, Inc. in Napa and is licensed in the state of California. In addition to her clinical career, Dr. Clark has held academic positions at Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School and the University of California, San Francisco.  Altogether, Dr. Clark has 40 years of experience in clinical psychiatry in various venues.

Dr. Clark has earned 11 prestigious awards and fellowships spanning 30 years. She has been actively involved in numerous national and international organizations. She has served on committees, held offices, presented and lectured at well-respected conferences, many of which were by invitation.

Dr. Clark has previously served on nonprofit and guild organization board of directors, serving in the medical, psychological and social sectors.

Michelle’s skills in mental health services and her clinical experience will be valuable as a newly appointed Felton Institute Board Member.

Dr. H. Westley Clark, Dean's Executive Professor of Public Health at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, joined Felton’s Board of Directors in April 2015. Dr. Clark’s lifetime of dedication to the improvement of health, particularly in the areas of addiction and recovery, are in direct alignment with Felton Institute’s mission of responding to human needs by providing cutting edge, evidence-based social services that transform lives. His numerous awards include the 2013 Life Time Achievement Award from the American Public Health Association, the 2013 Public Policy Award from the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the 2011 Gold Key Award from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Award in 2004 and 2006.

Westley earned his B.A. at Wayne State University, his MPH and M.D. at University of Michigan, and his J.D. at Harvard Law School.

Veronica Garcia joined the Felton Board in August of 2016. She currently serves as a Policy Analyst for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. Ms. Garcia’s work includes building positive community relations between San Francisco Police Officers and youth, particularly in historically underserved communities, and directing the Commission’s youth initiatives. Additionally, she coordinates the Commission’s Equity Advisory Committee. As a former client of TAPP and a graduate of Hilltop High School—programs provided by Felton Institute—Ms. Garcia brings first-hand experience of the positive and powerful impact resources can have on a person’s life.

Ms. Garcia has always had a passion for and commitment to social and racial justice. During her time as a student at City College of San Francisco (CCSF), she served as the Base-Building Leader with Students Making A Change, a project of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth. She has also participated in several professional development programs, including a Fellowship with the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute.

Ms. Garcia is a first-generation college graduate with a degree in Latino/Latina Studies from San Francisco State University and a proud San Francisco native and mother. She is passionate about addressing the needs of the disenfranchised and believes it is imperative for the individuals most impacted by Felton's decisions to have a voice in the decision making process.

CHAIRPERSON EMERITUS - Terry M. Limpert,  has served as a Board Member since September 2004. Mr. Limpert works in private practice with corporations and small businesses, and on a pro bono basis with non-profit agencies. He recently retired after twenty years as a Partner with Mercer Delta Organizational Consulting, a management consulting firm that provides services related to the management of strategic level organizational change to major corporations and other institutions. While at Mercer Delta, Mr. Limpert consulted at the CEO level of major institutions in the areas of organizational architecture and design, organizational transition and change, executive team development, leadership and process design.

He also has experience in strategy formulation and culture change, and has consulted across the health care, telecommunications, financial services, high technology, and chemical process industries. Mr. Limpert’s extensive consulting experience is with managers at all levels from CEOs to first line supervisors and includes work with internal consulting staffs and human resource managers.

Mr. Limpert holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Marietta College and completed graduate work in business administration at Babson College. He is a graduate of the Advanced Program in Organization Development and Human Resource Management at Columbia University, and has studied at the NTL Institute and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. 

Terry views board service as a way to personally bring his professional skills and life experience to a cause for which he cares deeply. 

 Terry serves on the Development Committee.

Lisa Loughney has served as a Board member since March, 2012. She was former Board Chair and Vice Chair, and Chair of the Finance and Development Committees. Currently, she serves as Co-Chair on the Finance Committee.

Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Strategic Planning Manager with Wells Fargo focused on technology risk, and leading enterprise-wide, cross-functional teams and Project Management Offices (PMOs) as well as other broad financial services experience.

Lisa has an MBA in Marketing and a BA from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a Certified Financial Professional (CFP) credential with the global Association of Financial Professionals. 

Amelia Maccoun Morris joined Felton’s board in August 2014. Ms. Morris serves as Director of Investments and Portfolio Management with Brandes Investment Partners. Ms. Morris has vast investment experience and is a CFA charterholder.

She earned her M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Cum Laude with a degree in Economics from the University of California, Davis.

Ms. Morris is a member of the Finance Committee. Through service on the Felton board, Amelia hopes to contribute toward improving the lives of our community's most vulnerable.

Eric Severson has served as a Board Member since September 2003 and served as the Board Chair until 2013. Mr. Severson was recently appointed to the National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Previously he served as CHRO & Senior Vice President of Global Talent Solutions at Gap Inc. In that capacity, Mr. Severson was responsible for enterprise talent management for Gap Inc.’s 145,000 employees, including strategy, total rewards, technology, performance, engagement, development, organizational effectiveness, and recruitment.

Mr. Severson holds a B.A. in English from Pennsylvania State University and an M.A. in English from Arizona State University. He is a member of the Governance Committee.

Eric is proud to work with Felton because of its dedication to evidence-based practices and its track record of achieving breakthrough results that make a material difference in the lives of clients.  He is a member of the Governance Committee and resides in San Francisco. 

Matt Snyder has served as a Board Member since February 2014 and is Co- Chair of the Finance Committee. Mr. Snyder is a KPMG Principal based in San Francisco. He is the U.S. Leader of Health Care Internal Audit and member of the Health Care & Life Sciences Advisory Services Leadership Team. Mr. Snyder brings more than 20 years of experience in risk management and compliance.

Previously, he served as Principal and West Health Care Risk Leader for another large consulting firm. There, Mr. Snyder developed strategies and led key client pursuits and engagements in the areas of outsourced internal audit engagements, risk management, process transformation and compliance for health systems and academic medical centers. He held previous roles at GM and Accenture.

Mr. Snyder earned his BA degree in International Business Administration from Alma College and his MBA degree from Wayne State University in Michigan. Matt is certified as a PMP, CISA and CRISC.

Felton Institute’s Board of Directors

Amy Solliday
Board Chair
Member, Human Resources Committee
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Will Smiley
Board Vice Chair
Member, Governance Committee
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Elisabeth Madden
Board Secretary
Member, Human Resources Committee
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Michael Hofman
Chair Emeritus
Member, Development Committee
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Michael Hofman. 

Paul Adams
Chair, Ad-Hoc Program Committee
Chair, Governance
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Dale Butler
Member, Human Resources Committee
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Dale Butler.

Dr. Michelle Clark
Member, Ad-Hoc Program Committee
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Dr. Michelle Clark.

Dr. H. Westley Clark
Member, Ad-Hoc Program Committee
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Dr. H. Westley Clark. 

Veronica Garcia
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Board Member Veronica Garcia. 

Terry Limpert
Interim Chair, HR Committee
Member, Development Committee
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Lisa Loughney
Member, Finance Committee
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Amelia Morris
Member, Finance Committee
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Amelia Morris.

Eric Severson
Member, Governance Committee
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Eric Severson.

Matt Snyder
Co-Chair, Finance Committee
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