Board of Trustees
Cristina Goggio Banks, PhD, is Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces and a Senior Lecturer at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, where she has taught graduate and undergraduates for 31 years. Previously she was an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas School of Business. She is also a Managing Director for the Berkeley Research Group, a global expert firm. She has 38 years of experience founding and leading two organizational consulting firms, Terranova Consulting LLC and Lamorinda Consulting LLC, both of which focused on job analysis, performance management, organizational strategy, and legal compliance. She is a nationally recognized testifying witness in wage & hour class action lawsuits and has testified in over 75 cases. She has also served as a Board Director for two publicly-held companies, Whole Foods and Chalone Wine Group. Dr. Banks is a fellow of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology and of the American Psychological Association. She was awarded the APA Presidential Citation for Innovative Practice.
Raymond Banks works as a Market and Business Intelligence Analyst at Hewlett-Packard. He received his MBA from Penn State University in 2014. He graduated from Linfield College in Oregon in 2006, with a degree in Economics. Ray has a passion for finance and business. For the Goggio Family Foundation, Ray developed an investment strategy that focuses on socially responsible businesses, while at the same time maintaining a strong financial position for the organization. While in Oregon, Ray volunteered as a tutor and mentor for underprivileged elementary school students. Through this experience, Ray gained insight into the problems faced by children in poverty. He is also very interested in renewable and clean energy.
Merrian Goggio Borgeson champions clean energy and innovative climate policy as a Senior Scientist in the Energy and Transportation Team at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Merrian was previously a researcher and technical assistance team lead at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, focused on the financing and deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy. She was the first director of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, and the managing director and later the board chair at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE). She has a MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, a Masters from UC Berkeley’s Energy & Resources Group, and a BA in International Relations from Stanford University.
Ben Cohn is a medical device engineer currently working on improving lung cancer diagnosis. He has won competitive NIH grant funding to provide image-guided biopsy to the peripheral lung, working with two pulmonologists from Stanford Hospital. He holds a MS in Electrical Engineering and a BS in Physics, both from Stanford. His other interests include dance and performance, serving in a leadership role in the group Chocolate Heads at Stanford, and surfing all over the California coast.
Gina Banks Daly joined UC Berkeley as the Director of Federal Relations in early 2015. Previously, she was the Director of Federal Government Relations for UC Davis for several years. She currently also serves in a leadership capacity for Association of American Universities (AAU) and Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). Prior to joining the UC family, she was Director of Field Services for United States Senator Dianne Feinstein. She represented the Senator in 28 Northern California counties, including advising the Senator on local, regional and statewide issues. She began her political career in Washington, DC working on Capitol Hill for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senator Feinstein. She received her Masters in Public Policy from UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy and graduated cum laude with Honors in Government from Claremont McKenna College.
Alfred Fuller, PhD, has worked as a software engineer for Google since 2009. He is a graduate of University of California Davis’ Computer Science Ph.D. program. His dissertation focused on medical imaging and analysis of retinal diseases, and is used for research, diagnosis and tracking of various illnesses, including glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration, the two leading causes of blindness in developed countries. He is an advocate for the proliferation of internet access in America, especially in underserved areas. Another area of interest is technologies that allow for cleaner energy generate and usage in order to have a sustainable society. He is an avid rock climber and outdoorsman.
Jennifer Fuller, MD, is a resident at the Harvard Combined Program in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. She got her medical degree from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine in 2013 where she was elected into AOA, the medical honor society. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University in 2008 with a BA in Psychology, concentrating in Health and Development. Jennifer has a strong interest in reconstructive surgery as well as healthcare for the underserved. These interests have led Jennifer to volunteer with Interplast, to aid and translate for the doctors of Medical Missions for Children in Quito, Ecuador, to volunteer at the free medical clinics in Los Angeles, and to provide medical care to the people of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Jennifer hopes to pursue these interests throughout her residency and career as a doctor.
Robert B. Hamilton, Ph.D., is currently the co-founder and chief scientific officer of Neural Analytics, Inc. based in Los Angeles, CA. Neural Analytics combines ultrasound, medical robotics, and machine learning to address a number of neurological conditions including stroke, traumatic brain injury (concussion), and dementia. Dr. Hamilton is currently Principal Investigator on two federal grants from the National Science Foundation and National Institute of Health for the company's research on traumatic brain injury. His volunteer and outreach efforts have focused on international health, STEM education, and entrepreneurship. Prior to founding Neural Analytics, Dr. Hamilton completed his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at UCLA, earned a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in Saint Louis, and earned a B.A. in Mathematics from the College of Idaho.