Officers and Trustees

Daniela Saxa-Kaneko, CEO/Executive Director – PVAC Executive Director; past Executive Director, Loew Vision Rehabilitation Institute; former attorney and mediator, disability rights and employment discrimination law; fiber and ceramic artist

Paul Mason, Chairman of the Board – Civil and environmental engineer; Senior Vice President, the Capital Group, leading Global Offices Services team responsible for global real estate, event planning and travel services; past Construction Manager, Turner Construction, overseeing construction projects at Amgen, Universal Studios and Warner Brothers; Member of PVAC Employment Committee

Ann Buxton, President – Past PVAC President and Chair; Member of PVAC 90th Anniversary Jubilee Fundraising Committee, past Chair of PVAC Patron Membership; past Circle President; past Chair of Circle Ways and Means Committee

Karen Peterson, Treasurer – CPA; Consultant; past PVAC Board Secretary and Chair of PVAC Audit Committee; Director and Treasurer, Torrance Choral Friends

Nancy Zinner, Secretary – Retired psychologist; extensive background in medical meetings management; ceramic artist

Sheri Gill, First Vice President – Retired Certified Financial Planner, Cetera Financial Group; Member of PVAC 90th Anniversary Jubilee Fundraising Committee; past Circle President; past Circle Treasurer; Director, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association; Director, Association of Major Symphony Orchestra Volunteers

Elizabeth Walter, Second Vice President – Practicing attorney, Office of General Counsel, California State Universities; former owner and manager of boutique gift store/art gallery; PVAC legal counsel


Vince Frasso – Financial advisor and CEO, Frasso Consulting Corp.; retired Executive Director, Contracts, Raytheon Technologies; 35-year experience in customer support and contract negotiations with international corporations, foreign governments, and NATO

Errol Gordon – Practicing civil and family law attorney; past Chair, PVAC Board of Trustees; former Chair, PVAC Bylaws and Advisory Committee; PVAC legal counsel; painter and sculptor

Moise Innocent, Jr. – Paralegal; former gallery owner; Member of PVAC Employment Committee; Vice President of Community Relations, Peninsula Education Foundation

Jaqueline Johnson – Jaqueline Johnson Real Estate Agent and Associate Broker, Berkshire Hathaway; former Secretary, California Real Estate Board; retired College and Highschool instructor; President, Peninsula Garden Club; member of seven local horticultural groups

Evelyn Kita – Retired educator; Chair of PVAC Patron Membership; Member of 90th Anniversary Jubilee Fundraising Committee; past PVAC Board Secretary; past 2nd Vice President of the Circle; past Chair of the Circle Ways and Means Committee

Maude Landon – Past PVAC Board President, Chair and Secretary; past Co-Chair of Capital Community Campaign; Member of PVAC 90th Anniversary Jubilee Fundraising Committee

Paula Mannion-Farrow – Retired Executive, CNA Insurance Company; other background in business, insurance, and team supervision; previous Board Member of National Charity League and PV Juniors

Sandro J. Winkworth – Investment manager/financial advisor – RJFS, IIMC; business executive; Member of PVAC Investment Committee