Board and Advisory Council


HomeFirst is currently recruiting people in leadership to serve on its Board of Directors.
Help us lead the largest provider of homeless services in Santa Clara County and accomplish our mission
to end homelessness in our community.  If you are interested in being part of the solution to homelessness,
contact Kirk Heinrichs at for more information.

Board of Directors

Michael Pope, Chair, Affiliation: iDerms, LLC

Mark Donnelly, Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair, Affiliation: Apple Inc., retired

Kirk Heinrichs, Secretary, Governance Committee Chair, Affiliation: City of Campbell, retired

Linda Y. Chin, Fund Development Committee Chair, Affiliation: Human Resources Consultant

Leslie J. Daniels, Audit Committee Chair, Affiliation: Groom & Cave, LLP

Suzanne St. John-Crane, Chair Emeritus, Affiliation: CreaTV San Jose

Wayne Barton, Affiliation: HomeFirst Volunteer

Paul Fong, Affiliation: Evergreen Valley College

Scott Lefaver, Affiliation: Cabouchon Properties

Heidi Lidtke, Affiliation: California State University Monterey Bay

Mike Rogers, Affiliation: True Influence


Advisory Council

Heinz Binder, Partner, Binder & Malter, LLP

Judy Chirco, Former Vice Mayor, City of San Jose

Philip Gregory, Partner, Cotchett, Pitre, & McCarthy

Councilmember Ash Kalra, City of San Jose

Mayor Sam Liccardo, City of San Jose

Rabbi Dana Magat, Temple Emanu-El

Mary Beth Riley, Principal, Notre Dame High School

Larry Stone, Tax Assessor, Santa Clara County

Pastor Jon Talbert, Humanitarian Entrepreneur

Edgar M. Thrift, Jr., Community Volunteer

Supervisor Mike Wasserman, Santa Clara County