Chairman of the Board
Joe Seiler
(415) 931-0317
Executive Director/CEO
Ken Henderson
(415) 931-2515


the richmond/ermet aid foundation

       942 Divisadero St, Suite 201

       San Francisco, CA


​       Phone: (415) 931-2515

​       Fax: (415) 236-6456




Providing aid for HIV services, hunger programs and support for homeless and disenfranchised youth 




Kathleen Brennan, Development Associate 
David Groves, Transportation Coordinator
Douglas Hudson, Volunteer Committee Chair, 415-368-5605
Stephen Loukellis, Volunteer Committee
Al Trueter, Box Office
Steven Montes, Receptions Chair

Esfir Fira Shrayber, Silent auction, Receptions

Marcel Thiemann, Marketing, Development

Management Committee

Cecil Russell
Publisher, Gloss Magazine
Owner, Always Tan & Trim
Committees: PR / Silent Auction
Noel Santos
Attorney-at-Law / CPA / Financial Planner.
​Emmanuel A. Santos, JD CPA Incorporated
Committee: Finance/Silent Auction

Patrick Gallineaux
Brand Ambassador, Stoli Vodka
Committees: LGBT Marketing / Event Production

Sophie Azaoaou
Owner, Sophisticate Interiors
Committees: Development

board of directors

PR & Media
Lawrence Helman
​(415) 661-1260

Silent Auction Chair
​Gary Thackeray
(415) 378-6175

Box Office Manager
Al Treuter
(415) 282-5492
Food & Beverage Chair
Ramon Santos

Chief Financial Officer
Noel Santos
(415) 362-8921

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Brent Marek
Nurse, St. Mary's Hospital
Committees: Marketing, Auctions
Anna Alioto /Hidden Villa School
Brian Boitano /Olympic Gold Medal Champion
Ray Carema /Puerto Vallarta Villas
Chris Carnes /Chris Carnes Productions
Mario Diaz /Wells Fargo Bank
Andrew Freeman /Andrew Freeman & Co. 
Debbie Gibson /Entertainer
Michael Holland /Puerto Vallara Villas
Jon Leitner /Importer
Former Senator Mark Leno
Marilyn Levinson /Exec. Director, Bay Area Cabaret
Kimberley Locke, Recording Star
La Toya London /Recording Star
Stan Osofsky /Mark Leigh & Associates
Jai Rodriguez / actor/singer
Randy Taradash /American Conservatory Theatre
Tom Viola /Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

advisory board

Darren Iverson
General Manager, Stonestown Galleria
Committees: Development, auctions

Ken Henderson
​Ken Henderson Graphic Design
Committees: Sponsorship / Graphic Design Webmaster / Grantwriting / Event Producer / Underwriting
Gary Thackeray
Committees: Silent Auction Chair
Ramon Santos
Committees: Silent Auction/Database Management
Volunteer Committee Chair 
Douglas Hudson
(415) 368-5605

Gary Snow
Realtor, Paragon Real Estate
Committees: Development
Jeff Doney
Committees: Development, auctions

Cameron Stiehl
Host/Executive Producer, Front Window Productions
Committees: Silent Auction, Marketing
Beth Schnitzer
Founding Partner, Spritz Marketing
Committees: PR / Silent Auction
Food & Beverage


Shelley Hann Brunetti
Owner: Alchemy Salon
Committees: Development, Silver Ambassador Club

Joe Seiler, Chair
Management Training Specialist
Delta Dental Plan
Committees: Event Producer / Underwriting