Board of Directors
Fred Chavez / President
IT Manager, Vision Service Plan
Fred Chavez came to the Partnership’s Board of Directors with over 29 years of Information Technology experience in the corporate world. He has spent the last 16 years of his career at VSP (Vision Service Plan) where he holds the position as Data Center Manager.
Fred runs a successful DJ and Portable Photo Booth home based business. Fred is a dedicated father that loves to spend time with his six children including 6 year old twins. Fred’s passions include music, fishing, gardening and the martial arts. He has studied the martial arts for over 15 years and has attained black belts in White Tiger Kenpo, Jujitsu and American Kenpo Karate. He is currently teaching American Kenpo with the Cordova Parks and Recreation Department.
Fred grew up in South San Francisco and lived in Cameron Park for 15 years before moving to Rancho Cordova in 2007. He credits his mother Maria for teaching him through her example, to be compassionate when others are in need. He takes pride in his community and is grateful that he is in a position that enables him to help others.
Rian Troth - Secretary
Program Manager- Outreach & Residential Assistance, SMUD
Rian Troth, is a Supervisor in Customer Programs and Services with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). In this capacity he oversees several customer facing programs, including low-income weatherization and refrigerator program, residential advisory services, and residential community outreach. Rian has been with SMUD for over 11 years, and was the founder of Network Café in collaboration with the Folsom Cordova Community Partnership and SMUD. Rian is also very active in his community, including being on local neighborhood Boards, sport league Boards and is proud to be serving on the local chapter of Rebuilding Togethers Board.
Rian’s educational background includes a Masters in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento and two Bachelors of Arts degrees from the University California Davis, in Research Psychology, and Sociology. Rian is also the proud father of two boys, Brandon and Bentley.
Tiffany Cantrell / Vice President & Resource Development Chairperson
A long time area native, Tiffany Cantrell resides in Sacramento.While currently working in the insurance industry, Tiffany's professional background also includes working in healthcare and education. With a passion for event planning, she puts her skills to use in both her professional and personal life wether it be a charitable drive, contributing to community fundraising efforts or hosting friends and family for a special occasion.Tiffany has an Associate of Arts degree from American River College in Liberal Arts and also attended Stanislaus State University.
Erin Vanderschaaf / Board Director
Finance Department- VSP
Erin currently works in the Finance Department at VSP(Vision Service Plan) in Rancho Cordova She Has Lived in northern California for most of her life and now resides in Sacramento. Erin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Throughout her entire educational and working career she has been involved with numerous local clubs, charities and organizations. She has taught nutrition lessons at local junior high schools, performed health assessments on her college campus, and handed corporate teams for charity events. Erin is excited to utilize this platform as yet another way to give back to her community.
Brandon Ross/Board Director
Attorney, California Health Benefit Exchance/Covered California
Brandon Ross is an attorney with California California at the headquarters in Sacramento. In this capicity, Brandon is involved in major health policy issues and provides legal counsel in the areas of health plan licensing and compliance, health options for small businesses, and general transactional matters. Brandon has a deep commitment to his community, providing countless hours of pro bono work and volunteering for numerous organizations, such as the YMCA, Habitat for Humanity and the Community Legal InformationCenter, Chico. In his free time, Brandon enjoys hunting and fishing throughout the Western United States and spending time and vacationing with his wife.
Brandon grew up North of Sacramento in the City of Corning. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Chico