Walden Family Services Welcomes Encinitas Resident as New Board Member

Jaye Connolly is a resident of Encinitas.
Jaye Connolly is a resident of Encinitas.

Walden Family Services, a non-profit foster care and adoption agency, is pleased to announce that four new members have joined its board of directors: Jon Bailey, chief relationships officer at I.D.E.A; Jaye Connolly, chief operations officer/chief financial officer of Independa, Inc. and Encinitas resident; James Lauth, founding partner at Beamer Lauth Steinley & Bond, LLP; and Dave Schnell, vice president at Transportation Group, a Xerox Company.

Departing from the board is Rita Szczotka, who served 6 years on the Walden Family Services board.

Continuing on the Walden Family Services Governance Board of Directors, which oversees the financial operations of the organization, are:

Chair – Michelle Ozanne, Community Advocate

Vice Chair – Leslie Levinson, The San Diego Foundation

Treasurer – Maryanne Carlin, MXI-XOCAI

Secretary – Jennifer Chavez, McKenna Long & Aldridge

Rajah Gainey, Just In Time

Arlene Lieberman, Barney & Barney, LLC

Lee Willis-Irvine, Qualcomm

Returning to the Walden Family Services Foundation Board of Directors, which oversees all fundraising and community outreach activities, are:

Chair – Maryann Carlin, MIXI-XOCAI

Vice Chair – Dale Ganzow, San Diego Business Journal

Secretary – Hilary Vrem, Attorney at Law

Joe Bernstein, Jones Lang LaSalle

Lisa Betyar, Lindsay & Brownell, CPAs

Sabrina Green, Stratton & Green

Jorge Ruiz de Castilla, The Chip Merchant

Returning to the Walden Family Services Advisory Board, which provides financial guidance and community support to the organization are:

Ron & Mary Alice Brady, The Brady Companies

Arthur & Michelle Candland, TEAM

Anne Dick, Community Advocate

Harley K. Sefton, CEO, Kennebec Financial & JW Sefton Foundation

Jeffrey Strauss, Pamplemousse Grille


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