2018-19 Board of Directors

Jay Culbertson

Executive Vice President of the Build Group of Southland Industries, a nationwide mechanical engineering and contractor firm. He has served in a board capacity on several small business for-profit corporations.

Leslie Culbertson

The Vice President of Finance for Intel Corporation. Ms. Culbertson is Corporate Vice President and Director of Finance for Intel Corporation. She is responsible for a major portion of the worldwide finance organization’s operations, including corporate finance, policy, and accounting, operational finance, tax, trade, and financial controls.

Jonathan Fiske

ASB Treasurer: Jonathan is Director of Finance, Packaging Southwest Division, Liberty Diversified International. He has held numerous finance and operating roles in the packaging industry. Jonathan has a BA from Hope College, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Frank Foster

Retired as CEO for Fieldstone Homes and is the current CEO/Executive
Director of A Step Beyond. Frank has served on numerous nonprofit boards for the past 30 years, all working with at risk youth.

Janet Foster

A Step Beyond Secretary: Retired teacher in the Irvine Unified School District. Janet has been very involved with parents and at-risk children since 1972.

Steve Gosselin

A Step Beyond Vice Chair: Steve Gosselin retired as Vice President for Caterpillar Inc. after 36 years of service. As a result of his work with numerous non-profits in both San Diego and Central Illinois, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service.


Candise Holmlund

Candise is a Partner and Certified Financial Planner with Weatherly Asset Management. Candise is active in community, civic, and charitable organizations such as the Children’s Hospital Auxiliary, the RSF Foundation Women’s Fund, and The Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation Estates and Trusts Council.

Dan O’Connell

Dan currently serves as the Vice President, AT-ES Operations and Continuous Improvement at Nordson Corporation. He is a alumni of Notre Dame and has experience in the fundraising and philanthropic arm of corporate social responsibility from his time working with Nordson.

Leslie O’Connell

Leslie is a former finance professional and has her business degree from Bucknell University. She is an accomplished ballet dancer having trained and performed with the New Jersey Ballet. She also facilitates a monthly book club for at-risk teens within the Juvenile Court and community schools.


Jennifer Oliver

A Step Beyond’s Artistic Director, Ms. Oliver is a professional dancer and choreographer, a master teaching artist, and an expressive arts therapist. She also serves on the National Arts Education Council for Americans for the Arts.

Bonnie Platt

Bonnie has served on the board of several nonprofit such as Horizon Christian Fellowship, Santa Fe Christian School, and the National Charity League among others. She has her BA in economics from Stanford University and her MBA in finance from UCLA.

Dan Platt

A Step Beyond Board Chair: Retired as EVP for Pacific Western Bank. Dan currently serves on the Boards of Pacific Western Bancorp and the Rancho Santa Fe Charitable Foundation.

Jeff Segall

Chief Strategy Officer and “Collaboratist” with ByDesign Public Relations and Marketing. He also serves as a consultant for California State University San Marcos’ Extended Learning department and for Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad and is a member of the Carlsbad Planning Commission.

Janean Stripe

A Certified Financial Planner and Regional Vice President of Lucia Capital Group. Ms. Stripe serves on the Boards of several non-profit organizations including The Country Friends, The Barnabas Group, Outside the Bowl, and Kingdom Advisors of San Diego County.

Juan Manuel Uribe

ASB’s parent representative, Juan is the grandfather/guardian of three ASB students. He worked in the construction field between 1976 until retirement in 2011. Juan is the PTA President at Farr Elementary and President of the ASB’s Parent Committee.

Jose Villarreal

Jose is the current Vice President, Academic, Innovation, and Personnel at Epiphany Prep Charter School in Escondido. He has held multiple positions as principal and vice principal in San Diego including Vista Magnet Middle School, and Rancho Buena Vista High School and has taught at California State University San Marcos. He holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from CSUSM/UCSD.

Vicki Zeiger

Retired as Vice President, Human Resources, for Sempra Energy Utilities and is current Board Chair of The Old Globe theatre. Vicki is a National Board member of the Classic Car Club of America and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

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