Sarah Catz, President

Mike Ruane, Honorary Chairman

Kate Klimow, Vice President Programs

Owen Holmes, Vice President Marketing

John Christensen, Vice President Strategic Communications

Susan Hori, Secretary

Jim Leach, Treasurer



Janice Bachmann, Disneyland Resort

Bill Blanning, Blanning Communications Group

Kristen Camuglia, Cox Communications

Sarah Catz, Brandman University/Center for Urban Infrastructure

Jo Ellen Chatham, Brandman University

John Christensen, Cornerstone Communications

Mark Denny, County of Orange

Patrick Fuery, Chapman University

Kristy Hennessey, Time Warner Cable

Owen Holmes, California State University, Fullerton

Susan Hori, Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Jena Jensen, CHOC Children's

Kate Klimow, University of California, Irvine

Jim Leach, Santa Margarita Water District

John Manzi, KDOC-TV

Shalem Massey, Bryan Cave, LLP

Eric Morgan, Orange County Register

Kelly Pijl, Children and Families Commission O.C.

Jeanne Reinhardt, Smith Public Affairs

Mike Ruane, National Community Renaissance (National CORE)

Paul Stover, Marshall B. Ketchum University

Lisa Woolery, Wells Fargo

Sabra Ritter, Orange County Business Council



Bryan L. Murphy, TriEqua Insurance Services, Inc.



Monica Florian, Irvine Company (Retired)



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The Orange County Forum is the premiere nonpartisan current affairs organization convening the Orange County community in an interactive environment  to exchange ideas, and discuss public policy issues with the most knowledgeable and distinguished speakers and leaders of our time.  Through the financial support of its generous sponsors, The Orange County Forum seeks to enhance the quality of educational programming and to expand the scope of involvement of all segments of the community in the opportunity to develop a better understanding of complex issues, and to further encourage and elevate public discussion and collaboration in an effort to inspire all community stakeholders to address and offer realistic solutions to the challenging and complex issues of today

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