Assistance League Sierra Foothills is pleased to announce the formation of our Advisory Council to enhance our partnerships with local community leaders, increase our chapter visibility and to provide networking opportunities throughout our county. Our advisory council has been selected based on their professional background, and individually will provide knowledge and expertise to explore different directions. In addition, these members will participate collectively at Advisory Council meetings to provide guidance, perspective and new ideas for Assistance League® Sierra Foothills.
Owner ESI Builders & Remodelers and Golden Oak Investments, Inc.
El Dorado Hills, CA
Allan owns and operates a local real estate investment brokerage, Golden Oak Investments, Inc. and is an active owner and Chief Financial Officer for a custom home building and remodeling firm, ESI Builders and Remodelers – both headquartered in El Dorado Hills. He has been working in the residential construction and real estate industry since 2010 following a successful career in environmental engineering and consulting. He received a BS Degree in Environmental Science from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo and spent >20 yrs. as an Environmental Consultant for commercial and government clients throughout the U.S., Asia, and Europe. As a business-owner and partner in global environmental compliance, multimedia studies, and construction services – he helped build solution-oriented teams and solutions to improve the success of hundreds of clients and facilities worldwide.
Allan, his wife Jen, and their two children have lived in El Dorado Hills since 2000 and he is involved and serves as an active member on the EDH Community Services District Board of Directors, the El Dorado Community Foundation’s EDH Endowment Cabinet, and the EDH Promise Foundation Board of Trustees. He has been active in youth sports programs and local schools, is a member of the EDH Chamber of Commerce and ED County Association of Realtors (EDCAR) and is involved in building county-wide philanthropy to the benefit of all residents in the community.
C.E.O. Scribner Media Inc.
Blake Scribner served on the Mt Diablo Hospital Foundation Board of Directors and President for 6 years in the Bay Area. Belonging to a foundation introduced me to the joys of working with our community and making a difference.
Blake is a Producer of Scribner Media and has been in partnership with his wife, Shirlee Scribner, Producer. Scribner Media has produced hundreds of Fortune 500 global branding media assets creating 800 million dollars in global sales helping the Client clarify the ROI, matching the best media type, rapidly developing assets into the hands of key stakeholders.
As a young filmmaker in Los Angeles, Blake was written up in a book along with the likes of George Lucas, Stephen Spielberg, and Douglas Trumbull. A chapter was dedicated to Blake’s love of storytelling and film making. That love of art continues today.
Blake and his wife Shirlee have lived in El Dorado Hills since 2001 and are passionate about helping the most disadvantaged in our community.
Technology Entrepreneur and Writer
El Dorado Hills, CA
Jeff joined the Advisory Council of Assistance League Sierra Foothills in April of 2019, capping off a 40-year career in Silicon Valley, including design, marketing and executive roles at Tandy, ProtoMatrix, Wyse Technology, and Dell. Jeff is also a member of the El Dorado Hills Endowment Cabinet.
Jeff is passionate about technology, and how it can help people live more robustly and securely in the cloud age. His key achievement, co-inventing thin client technology for Wyse, accelerated the move to cloud computing, and is in use by leading companies in banking, healthcare, education, federal, state and local government, and retail. Now retired, Jeff writes and speaks on technology and cyber security fields, including writing for Forbes, Network World, and The Hills Living. Jeff has lived in El Dorado Hills since 2009 with his partner Romeo and dogs Sophie and Ernie.
Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility
Community Development Manager, Northern California & Utah
Pamela Maxwell joined U.S. Bank in July of 2010 and currently works as the Community Development Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility at U.S. Bank. Ms. Maxwell is responsible for the development, coordination and management of community relations and development activities within the Sacramento area, Northern California and Utah. She collaborates with community groups focusing on affordable housing, small business development, capacity building and financial education. The primary focus of her work is serving community needs within low-to-moderate income neighborhoods and meeting corporate CRA objectives. In addition, she manages the corporate giving budget for Sacramento and Northern California.
Pam has been working in the banking industry for over 26 years. She previously worked for Wells Fargo in Retail Banking for 19 years. She is a board of Junior Achievement of Sacramento, Greater Sacramento Urban League, Sacramento Metro Chamber, Sacramento Steps Forward, committee member of Sacramento Self Help Housing. She resides in Shingle Springs with her husband and has two daughters.
El Dorado Community Foundation Director
Bill has been with the El Dorado Community Foundation since 2007. He has a BS in Business Administration from the State University of New York, and completed a Public Health Residency Program at Princeton University Hospital. Bill has worked for the Benetton Sports Group and John Hancock Agriculture Investment Group as a senior financial analyst. Bill spent 7 years working for a nonprofit organization in the East Bay. Bill lives in Shingle Springs. email@example.com
Active board member for the following organizations:
- Advisory Board for Hands For Hope
- Board of Directors Lake Tahoe Community College Foundation
- Board of Directors Folsom Lake Symphony
- Board of Directors Tahoe Prosperity Center
- Advisory Board Assistance League Sierra Foothills
Coordinator, Education for Homeless Children and Youth
Sacramento County Office of Education, Sacramento, CA
Tara Turrentine joined the Sacramento County Office of Education in late 2019 where she assists by providing technical assistance countywide to fourteen school districts and fifty-one charters. Before this position, she spent four years at the El Dorado County Office of Education as the Homeless Youth Coordinator. Tara developed a deep commitment to ALSF while providing homeless services at Placerville Union School District where she collaborated with ALSF in 2008 to pilot the first Operation School Bell in El Dorado County! Ms.Turrentine still calls El Dorado County home.
She spent 12 years in El Dorado County advocating for youth experiencing homelessness, served as Chair and Vice Chair for EDOK Continuum of Care, and is a graduate of Leadership El Dorado, Class XII. An inherent interest in building community drives her service to this Community Advisory Board.
Ms. Turrentine received a Master’s in Communications from California State University, Sacramento. She possesses a deep belief that education is the pathway out of poverty. She is a PROUD mom of a UC Merced Bobcat!
MARY M. STACY
Realtor, RE/MAX Gold
Certified Residential Specialist, Graduate Real Estate Institute
Town Center Blvd., El Dorado Hills, CA
Mary M. Stacy is a Realtor, Investor, Property Manager & Home Rehabilitation Specialist. Mary’s expertise came naturally after managing an Alpha Beta Market for 9 years; and Mary (CEO) and her husband (CFO)/partner Reeve developed and ran Dana Lee Sportswear Corporation (Ladies Apparel) for 7 years.
However, Real Estate is her real passion helping people sell their home or find a new home comes with pride and happiness. Seeing client smiles when they have found their new home or when they sell their home and no longer have Sellers stress is very gratifying.
Family is very important to Mary and that is why she proudly joined Assistance League Sierra Foothills Advisory Council because she knew it was a perfect fit for her helping El Dorado County children and Seniors in need to find their self-worth again or for the very first time.
Jaqueline (Jackie) McHaney, Esq.
Assistant Superintendent, Administrative Services
Buckeye Union School District
El Dorado Hills, CA
Jackie started her legal career working in law firms emphasizing the representation of school districts and has over 25 years of legal experience with an extensive background in representing school districts in all areas of general and special education law. Jackie has successfully handled and argued numerous cases on behalf of several school districts and other public agencies in administrative hearings and in various state and federal courts.
In January 2012, a career advancement opportunity became available that allowed Jackie to make the transition from private employment to the position of Assistant Superintendent, Administrative Services for the Buckeye Union School District. Jackie is proud to use her skills to serve the Buckeye Union School District community and is honored to serve as Assistant Superintendent and to work with such a highly professional and incredibly dedicated team of Board members, administrators, teachers and support staff to make Buckeye Union among the highest performing schools in the area.
AL Sierra Foothills is always looking for new and talented partners to join our Advisory Committee.
An Advisory Committee is a collection of individuals who bring unique knowledge and skills that complement the formal board members of Assistance League of Sierra Foothills.
Community members are valuable assets that can help explore, offer insights, advise and make recommendations to Assistance League. Together members of an Advisory Committee and Assistance League of Sierra Foothills can produce meaningful results that impact the future of El Dorado County.
If you are interested in sharing your talent and help to improve the lives of those in need in El Dorado County, then please consider joining our Advisory Committee. Contact us to learn more about the committee and type of expertise from which Assistance League of Sierra Foothills would benefit.