James Richard - Board Chair

Music Professional / Media Director / Program Director


James is an accomplished Musician with a background in Media, with proven success in managing volunteers, independent contractors, and a work ethic marked by a commitment to excellence, innovation, and teamwork. 

Donna Everix

Manager Physician Experience and Physical Therapist

Donna is is the 2015 recipient of the Addie Thomas Service Award from the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals.  She is a physical therapist by training and worked at large community hospital in the SF Bay area for over 25 years.  Donna serves as a board member at St. Joachim School in Hayward, a CYO Track and Field coach, and a Girl Scout leader.  She played piano, clarinet and saxophone and still uses music to relax and to motivate herself when working out.  

Ariel Mayormita

Musical Director at St. Joachim Catholic Church

Ariel is a liturgical musician and the director of music at St. Joachim Church in Hayward, California. He is a piano and voice teacher, a composer of liturgical music, and a choir director. He is an active member of the National Association of Pastoral Musician and is involved in addressing Asia-Pacific Rim Musicians concerns. Ariel is an active leader of the Diocese of Oakland and is delegated to direct music for diocesan events and liturgies. 

Vernon Miyata

Secondary Music Teacher at Arroyo High School

Vernon is the Instrumental Music and Band Director at Arroyo High School. Vernon is in charge of the jazz band, concert band, intermediate band, orchestra, guitar, and the after school program that includes marching band, winter percussion, and winter guard. In 2014, Vernon led the Arroyo High School Winter Guard to compete in the Northern California Band Directors Association (CBDA) Winter Guard Competition. After a disappointing string of 6th place finishes earlier in the month, the guard put on an emotional performance. Competing in the Scholastic Division, the Arroyo Guard took first place honors

Marietta Ocampo

Clinical Laboratory Scientist at Stanford Hospital Health and Clinics

Marietta is a Realtor at Legacy Real Estate & Associate and an active community leader in San Ramon. Marietta has been an instrumental part of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Community. She has chaired the Simbang Gabi Ministry and has successfully led a number of a fundraising event for the community such as the 5th Annual Adobo Feed and Dinner Dance.


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Phone: 510-200-9360



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San Lorenzo, CA 94580

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