Officers and Directors

ARCS Northern California Chapter


An elected board of directors, all volunteers, oversees all aspects of the Northern California Chapter of ARCS Foundation (ARCS Foundation NCC). At monthly board meetings, the work and progress of the committees are discussed. Officers of the Northern California  Board include president, immediate past president or first vice president, secretary and vice presidents. Councils include: Communications, Development, Major Events, Membership, Scholar Relations, Science Activities, and University Relations. 

The fiscal year is July 1 –June 30, with the annual meeting each May. The year’s largest events are the fall Scholar Awards Celebration and the spring Symposium, featuring that year's ARCS Scholars.


Board of Directors


Christine Simpson Brent


Sheila Larsen

Vice President, Finance/Treasurer

Elizabeth Callander

Vice President, Development

Deborah Mann

Co-Vice Presidents, Membership

Glennie Eisele, Francie Osthimer

Co-Vice Presidents, University Relations

Jane Gardner, Nancy Mancini

Co-Vice President, Communications

Marianne Schier

Co-Vice Presidents, Science Activities

Sarah Maroney, Linda Millard

Co-Vice Presidents, Scholar Relations

Ellie Bingham, Katy Hope

Co-Vice Presidents, Major Events

Deborah Mann, Jo Whitehouse