The Arc San Francisco is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and led by key staff and self-advocates. We also value the input and experience of our family members and client circles of support.
Board of Directors
We’re proud to introduce our Board of Directors with each individual's role and why they choose to devote their time and talents to The Arc. Meet our Board of Directors.
Ellen Hanscom, Chair
Ellen is currently Regional Office Experience Leader for Deloitte, a global professional services firm. Prior to joining Deloitte in 2008, Ellen spent 9 years as Regional Operations Manager for the management consulting firm, A.T. Kearney. Ellen relocated to San Francisco in 1999 from Bend, Oregon, where she was very active in community efforts. During her 12 years in Bend, Ellen served on the boards of Deschutes United Way, Central Oregon Boys and Girls Club, the St Charles Medical Center Foundation, Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club, and at the state level on the Jobs Plus and Lighted Schools Councils. Ellen became involved with The Arc San Francisco as a member, then Chair of the Business Advisory Council. She served on the board in 2004-05, and after a two year absence, she returned to the board. Ellen is a member of The Arc Angel Society, and is thrilled to be an active supporter of The Arc San Francisco. Ellen is very involved in the inclusion efforts at Deloitte, leading the Ability First efforts for the West Region. She is committed to helping our community and our businesses embrace and support Arc clients as valued and integral members of our society.
Courtney Broadus, Vice Chair
Courtney Broadus has 15 years of executive and technology leadership and management experience most recently as a Technology SVP at salesforce.com where she worked for the past 10 years. She is currently an advisor and consulting technology executive to startups and cloud computing companies, and enjoys helping entrepreneurs execute, scale, and build excellent teams founded on strong cultures. Courtney held technology leadership positions at Oracle and engineering/architect roles at several startups. She earned her B.A. cum laude from Colgate University, and a Certificate with Distinction in Information Systems from UC Berkeley. She has worked with and been inspired by Arc clients at Salesforce since 2000, and became actively involved with the Arc in 2004 and an Arc Angel Society member since 2007. Her sister is an individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and Courtney is passionate about realizing the Arc’s vision of inclusion.
Meg Rosegay, Secretary
Meg Rosegay is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (1972) and the University of Colorado School of Law (1980). Following a judicial clerkship with the Colorado Court of Appeals, she joined the San Francisco law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in 1981 where she practices environmental law, focusing on the regulation of solid and hazardous waste and water quality matters. Her practice involves all aspects of compliance counseling, project planning and permitting, defense/settlement of administrative and judicial enforcement actions, and environmental aspects of commercial transactions.
She is also a registered lobbyist in the State of California. Meg grew up with a brother with Down syndrome who was fortunate to have the love and support of family members throughout his life. Her involvement with The Arc grew out of her understanding of the importance of providing services and opportunity to people with disabilities to help them live up to their full potential. Meg joined the Board of Directors in November 2009.
Michel Kapulica, Treasurer
Michel Kapulica is an Assurance Partner in the San Francisco Office of Ernst & Young LLP with over 25 years of experience in providing audit and consulting services to various types of private equity funds. His clients include large global hedge funds as well as start-up funds. Michel received a B.A. in Business Economics and Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has been actively involved with The Arc San Francisco in a board development capacity for several years and has a child with special needs.
Says Michel, “I am excited about helping The Arc provide services to people with developmental disabilities, particularly in today’s current climate of budget cuts.”
John Beeler, Director
John Beeler has served as Salesforce’s Chief Compliance Officer since August 2013, previously being the company's Senior Vice President, Audit since 2008. Prior to Salesforce, he held finance, internal audit and compliance leadership roles at companies including Amgen Inc. and Brunswick Corporation. John began his career at Price Waterhouse. John is a CPA and received his BS in Accounting at the University of Illinois Urbana and his MBA from the University of Chicago. He currently is the President of the of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), San Francisco chapter, and sits on the global IIA’s Committee for Research and Education Advisors.
David Carvel, Director
David is the founder of Siena Medical, a firm that provides strategy and marketing consulting services for clients across the healthcare spectrum. Previously, David oversaw international product launches for industry-leading medical device and diagnostics companies including Stryker, IDEXX, and Acelity. His current focus is identifying successful and sustainable market-entry strategies for innovative healthcare startups. After engaging with Arc on a pro-bono consulting project, David joined the Board, using his business expertise to enhance the incredible work of the organization. David obtained his MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University.
Bruce Francis, Director
Bruce Francis is Chief Messaging Officer of salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company. Bruce develops company messaging for a wide array of external communications, including Dreamforce, the technology industry’s largest customer show, which also calls San Francisco home. Prior to working at salesforce.com, Bruce spent 17 years as a reporter and anchor for CNBC and CNN. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University and a Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University. Bruce became a big fan of The Arc during his years at salesforce.com, where Arc clients perform a number of jobs across the company.
Sejo Jahic, Director
Sejo is the Founder and CEO of ECHO Technology Solutions. Sejo says he was born a computer geek, although the computers that he would eventually hack were born after him. He founded ECHO because he believes that smaller businesses deserve the same high-quality IT services that larger companies have. He built a team of professional and dedicated technology experts that work with small and medium-sized businesses, aligning their client technology resources to their business objectives. He and the ECHO team are SOMA neighbors to The Arc as well as great friends and technology advisors. Sejo holds a master’s degree in engineering and biocybernetics and fluently speaks three languages.
Todd Janzen, Director
As Vice President of Q Branch at Salesforce, Todd heads up a global organization of innovative visionaries, creatives, UI/UX specialists and technical developers. Prior to Salesforce, Todd worked for Accenture implementing large enterprise software applications. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Todd has known The Arc and its clients since the first day he started with Salesforce back in 2004. Inspired by his mother’s 25-year career with Hope Services, Todd initially became involved with The Arc as a member of the Business Advisory Counsel (BAC) which he now chairs. The BACs mission is to increase employment of persons with disabilities, partner with local industry, and drive community awareness of persons with developmental disabilities.
Gloria Louie, Director
Gloria Louie is the manager of Organizational Development & Special Projects at San Francisco International Airport. She has been with SFO since 1999, and has deep experience in human relations and engagement, leadership development, recruitment, diversity awareness training, and cross cultural communication. Prior to her work at SFO, she was the Director of EEO/Affirmative Action for the SF Department of Public Health and was the Affirmative Action/Civil Rights Officer for the SF Department of Social Services. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Gloria has also been an instructor at UC Davis Center for Human Services, and has a consulting practice. Gloria has been instrumental in partnering with The Arc SF in its Ready, Set, Fly! initiative with SFO and airlines such as United and Jet Blue as well as in the production of the SFO Disabilities Access Training Video, which received the SFO in Services to Communities Award. Gloria is pleased to take up her new responsibilities as a member of The Arc SF's Board of Directors.
Gladys Rodriguez, Director
Gladys Rodriguez is a self-advocate who has been a client of The Arc San Francisco for 9 years. She graduated from Jefferson high school in 2003. She most recently worked at Mission High School as a mentor. Gladys is pleased to be a member of the Board of Directors so she can be “heard” and really enjoys giving her opinion, offering support and guidance to her peers, and being part of the Arc Community. Gladys regularly attends Friends Like Me.
Carolyn DeVoto Salcido, Director
Carolyn is a graduate of St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco and of Loyola University Chicago with a B.A. in Elementary Education. Her career began in the for-profit sector as Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Advertising Sales and Marketing at NAVTEQ Corporation in Chicago. She then returned to the Bay Area, as Development Assistant at St. Ignatius College Preparatory, then as Planned Giving Coordinator . In 2013, Carolyn moved to Caminar for Mental Health as Director of Development. Carolyn recently started a new position as Leadership Giving Officer at California College of the Arts in San Francisco where she will cultivate and solicit major gifts to sustain the annual fund and support an upcoming major capital campaign. She has extensive experience as a volunteer with local nonprofit organizations such as Marin Ventures and The Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center. Two of Carolyn’s three siblings were born with severe developmental disabilities, so she brings to her career in nonprofit fundraising a passion for service, education, equal opportunity and quality of life for all populations. Carolyn received her Master’s in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco in December of 2015. She and her husband live in San Francisco and enjoy spending time with family and friends alongside good food and good wine.
Jane Steiner, Director
Jane Steiner is a San Francisco native who pursued a career in Nursing, primarily focused on community health. Her initial nursing was in a hospital setting, focused on women's and adolescent health. She moved to the San Francisco Unified School District, working on the Wellness Initiative collaboration between SFUSD, SF Department of Children, Youth and Families, and SF Department of Public Health. In addition to standard school nursing concerns such as immunizations, healthy eating, chronic disease and crisis management, she became involved in new immigrant concerns, gang violence and substance abuse prevention, mental health issues, and disability support. She has two grown children, one of whom has Down syndrome and is a client of The Arc SF. Jane is pleased to be advocating for him and others as a member of the Board of Directors.
Connie Tabas, Director
Connie is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Delaware Law School and is a member of the California and Pennsylvania Bar Association. She practiced business law in California prior to having her children. She is the mother of a son with autism who is an artist and an Arc client. She served six years on the board of the Oak Hill School, including three years as the Chair of the Board.
Tedi Vriheas, Director
Tedi is Regional Vice President and Director, External Affairs, AT&T. She oversees community and government relations for AT&T in San Francisco, and has worked with the company for over 20 years in a variety of roles. She continues to be very active in the community and has served on numerous boards in addition to the Arc San Francisco, including Leadership San Francisco and the Pacific Rowing Club. Tedi is a long-time supporter of The Arc San Francisco. About her work in the community, Tedi says, "At AT&T, we are committed to making a real difference in the communities where we live and work, especially by supporting innovative programs that inspire and enrich the community as a whole."