Meet our Board of Directors

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Bonnie Marx

President

Commercial real estate broker, owner of Landmarx Healthcare Property Advisory. Bonnie has been on the TGI Board for over 10 years and is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women, and Lambda International Alpha  Honor Society, and Soroptimist International. While on the Sutter Roseville Medical Center Foundation Board, she participated in capital campaigns which enabled Sutter Roseville to double in size. Bonnie received the Woman of Impact Award for 2012. She says "Memories of sales calls with my father as a young child and seeing homeless people living in stairwells or on the streets have always stayed with me.

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Tim Brekke

Vice President

Principal at Brekke Ventures LLC serving non-profits and Taft Hartley Trust funds 30+ year Service Industry Executive in Northern California, Southern California, and Pacific Northwest. Clients included Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Commercial Real Estate, and Airports.  Fiduciary trustee on four Taft Hartley Trust funds and a Masters Trustee graduate from the IFEBP.  A five year supporter of The Gathering Inn: financially, as a church volunteer, and as my church coordinator in Loomis.  I’ve had a heart for the homeless for most of my adult life supporting Loaves and Fishes, Glide Memorial, and The Salvation Army.

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Bernie Tomei

Treasurer & Branch Manager

Bernie brings more than 18 years of finance experience to The Gathering Inn. Inspired by the passing of her father on the streets of Roseville in 2012, Bernie brings  a personal passion to help serve the homeless community of Placer County and a first-hand knowledge of the need for homeless services. When not working she stays busy keeping up with her two young daughters.​

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Reverend Cliff Haggenjos

Secretary

The Rev. Cliff Haggenjos currently serves as the Rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, located in the West Park neighborhood of Roseville. Over the past nine years under Fr. Cliff's leadership, St. John's has become an active and vital supporter of the work of The Gathering Inn, serving as an active host, providing financial support, clothing, bedding bags, and looking for other creative ways to ensure that the guests of The Gathering Inn are given the best chance to succeed as they are assisted in moving toward sustainable living arrangements.

Prior to moving to Roseville, Fr. Cliff served as the Assistant Rector at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Napa, where he was active in serving the homeless population there through his work with The Table, an organization providing nutritious meals to all who are in need in the community. Fr. Cliff was ordained in 2006, and has served on numerous boards of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, including the Standing Committee and Board of Trustees of the diocese . In 2015 he was a delegate from the EDNC to The General Convention of The Episcopal Church. Currently, besides his work with TGI, Fr. Cliff also serves on the California State Prison Sacramento Kairos Advisory Council.

Fr. Cliff received a BS in Accounting from Marquette University in 1981, and a JD from Marquette in 1984. He practiced law in Wisconsin for a number of years (also serving clients on death row in Alabama during this time), and has also served as the General Manager of Newcor Plastronics in East Troy, Wisconsin and Lang Candles in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Under his leadership both organizations grew substantially.

Fr. Cliff is married to Babette (who also serves with him as a deacon at St. John's). They have six children, 21 grandchildren, and recently welcomed their 5th great-grandchild. There lives continue to be blessed in so many ways.

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Jason Compton

Jason's focus in banking is to help people achieve the American dream of home ownership. With a successful 20 year career in banking and having been raised by a single mom with four children who often wondered about their next move and meal, he decided to give back and focus his efforts on those who weren't fortunate enough to escape homelessness. Jason moved to Roseville in 1995 where he currently works and resides with his wife Amy and son Aidin.

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Lynda Dasaro

Lynda has over 20 years of HR experience and works closely with the Senior Management team at Sutter. In one of her key roles, she has five years of successful contract negotiations with various labor groups. Lynda’s passion for the homeless is very strong and she is a great resource for The Gathering Inn with her HR background and her long-standing, excellent reputation within the Sutter system.​

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Keith Estes

Keith Estes is the founder and President of Century Commercial Service, a 35 year old company that provides lighting, electrical and plumbing services to commercial properties throughout the state of California. Keith has lived in Auburn since 1984 with his wife of 43 years where they raised their three children. Keith is a graduate of University of San Francisco with a Business Degree. Keith served as Chairman of the Board for Pride Industries, Vice Chairman of the International Association of Lighting Management Companies, Scout Master of Troop 277. He has also served as Chairman of this church's Deacon Board and was appointed by the Mayor of Auburn to their Homeless Task Force.

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Gail Fischer

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David Lockhart

David Lockhart, board member for The Gathering Inn, currently serves as the Support Services Administrator for Kaiser Permanente, Roseville. Dave has been with Kaiser Permanente for over 26 years where he has helped open, operate, expand, and improve the Roseville Medical Center and supporting medical office buildings. Dave started his career serving four years in the U.S. Navy as an electrician, then eight years in the power generation industry prior to joining Kaiser Permanente in 1992. Dave has a certificate in Industrial Electricity, an associate degree in Mechanical Electrical Technologies, as well as a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Sacramento in Vocational Education. Dave obtained certification as a Healthcare Facility Manager as well as an Energy Manager. With a foundational belief in serving his community and his profession, Dave has been an active member of the California Society for Healthcare Engineers since 2002. Currently, he’s the State Vice President and the Energy to Care liaison. Dave is also serving as the Region 9 Director for the American Society for Healthcare Engineers a national association that recognized Dave as an Emerging Leader in 2012.
Dave has lived in Placer County for the past 26 years raising his family in Auburn where he has served in school, church, and youth sports programs. As a board member for The Gathering Inn, Dave brings his as well as Kaiser Permanente’s passion for service to improve our communities, especially in providing pathways to success for our homeless population.

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Steve Martinez

Steve's 38 years in the financial services industry includes relationship management, mortgage lending, commercial underwriting, marketing, sales, and deposit development. Prior to joining First Northern Bank, Steve served as the Senior Vice President & Sales Manager for Community 1st Bank in Roseville. Steve, a native of San Diego, currently resides in Rocklin and enjoys being a grandfather, reading, and playing golf with colleagues and friends. In his role as VP/Business Banking Relationship Manager, Steve is responsible for business development and relationship management in Roseville, Granite Bay, Rocklin and the surrounding communities.

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David Ratcliff

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Cheryl

Cheryl Snyder

Cheryl graduated from USC in Accounting, worked for Price Waterhouse & Co, Pedus Service Inc., and JPS Services, Inc. as CFO. In 2004 she moved to Lincoln with her husband, John. She has been a director of TGI’s Board since 2007, seven years as Treasurer, now overseeing the financial reporting for Gathering In Style boutique. Cheryl says, "We are all in need of something from someone at some time.My passion for helping the homeless began with church activities in Southern California and is nurtured by my continued association with TGI.