Grant Committee

Our Grant Committee consists of members from the Board of Directors and community members appointed by the Board. The Grant Committee reviews applications, accompanies staff on site visits, and is empowered by the Board to make funding decisions in our grantmaking process.

David Gill

Grant Committee Chair

CEO, Rio Farms

Margie Barrios


Former San Benito County Supervisor

Eileen Hill

Executive Director, Cabrillo College Foundation

Sydney Burlison

Director of U.S. Open Partnerships, Pebble Beach Company

David Clark


Geoff Couch

President, Couch Distributing

Jackie Cruz

Vice President of Advancement and Development, Hartnell College

Dean Flippo

Retired District Attorney, Monterey County

Steve John

CEO, Monterey Peninsula Foundation

Clay Larson

Regional President, 1st Capital Bank

Susan Merfeld

Sr. Vice President, Community Affairs, Pebble Beach Company

Dan Priano

Community Leader

JJ West

General Manager, Monterey Peninsula Country Club

Greg Jamison

President, Jamison Entertainment