Program Advisory Council (PAC)

The PAC consists of many of our binational mega-region's most influential leaders who ensure that LEAD’s program content is timely, in-depth and exclusive.

Program Advisory Council 2016 – 2017

Jerry Sanders
President & CEO
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Michael Beck
San Diego Director
Endangered Habitats League

Sheriff Bill Gore
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

Mark Cafferty
President & Chief Executive Officer
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation

Malin Burnham
Malin Burnham Center for Civic Engagement

Pete Hedley
U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Senior Business Consultant
Galaxie Defense Marketing Services
San Diego Military Advisory Council Foundation

Dr. Randy Ward
Superintendent of Schools
San Diego County Office of Education

Ted Owen
President & CEO
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce

Ron Roberts
Supervisor, District 4
San Diego County Board of Supervisors

David Mayagoitia
Past Chair
Tijuana Economic Development Corporation

RADM Markham Rich (11)
Commander, Navy Region Southwest
U.S. Navy

James Clark
Executive Director
San Diego-Tijuana Smart Border Coalition

Bob Kelly
Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, National University

Alan Ziter
Executive Director
NTC Foundation

Carl Morgan
San Diego North Economic Development Council

Peter Ellsworth
Legler Benbough Foundation

Gary Gallegos
Executive Director
San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

Douglas Sawyer (85)
Former President & CEO
United Way of San Diego

Cindy Gompper-Graves
South County Regional EDC

Jo Marie Diamond
President & CEO
East County Economic Development Council