the Riveter Trust
Board of Directors
A. Bartke brings to the Trust her deep experience
in two vital fields, community leadership, and
the community, Jane has served two terms on the El
Cerrito City Council, including two terms as Mayor.
She was elected by the Mayors of 18 county cities
to serve as Chair of the Contra Costa Mayors Conference.
She represented Contra Costa cities on the Executive
Board of the Association of Bay Area Governments,
and chaired its Legislative & Government Committee
for eight years. She also chaired the Administrative
Services committee of the state-wide League of California
has been a leader in a variety of community endeavors,
including President of the Junior Women’s Club,
chair of the city Parks & Recreation Commission,
President of Soroptomists, President of the honorary
teachers’ sorority, and founder and current
President of the El Cerrito Community Foundation.
She was on the Board of the county YWCA, and President
of the county-wide National Women’s Political
Caucus. She has been honored as El Cerrito’s
Woman of the Year.
the field of education, Jane has a life-time credential
to teach kindergarten through 12th grade. She taught
for over 30 years, almost all in West Contra Costa
public schools. She brought many innovative ideas
into the classrooms, for which she was awarded the “Teaching
Excellence Award” by the West Contra Costa
was born and raised in a small town in central Illinois.
She holds a Bachelors Degree from St. Mary’s
College of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, and a
Masters in Administration from California State University,
is married to Rich Bartke, who from 1990 to 2003
was Chairman of the Advisory Commission for the National
Parks in the West Bay Area. They have two daughters,
both local teachers, and four grandchildren.
Richmond City Councilmember
is an architect and president of Interactive
Resources, a Richmond, California, architecture,
engineering and planning firm. He is also a
licensed general contractor and at one time
was a licensed real estate broker. In addition
to providing a wide range of consulting services,
Interactive Resources is a developer of urban
infill real estate projects.
Since 1995, he has served on the
Richmond City Council, including a year as vice-mayor
in 2002. He has a keen interest in seeing the Rosie
the Riveter WW II Home Front National Historical Park
succeed, having taken a leadership position in lobbying
Congress, authoring much of the local legislation relating
to Richmond’s partnership position and to historic
preservation in general.
Tom is active in many organizations
relating to architecture, construction and historic
preservation, including the American Institute of Architects
(AIA), the American Society for Testing and Materials
(ASTM) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
In 1995, Tom was selected by his
peers as a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
Tom also founded and serves as president
of East Brother light
Station, Inc., another preservation related non-profit
corporation dedicated to saving and maintaining the
historic landmark lighthouse complex on East Brother
Island in San Francisco Bay.
Miller, Starr, & Regalia
Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions
Wells Fargo Bank
S.V.P,. Business Banking Manager
Director, National Permanente Quality
MS, is the Director of Quality Management
with Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente. Since 1988,
Diane has held numerous positions throughout
Kaiser Permanente. The scope of her current role
encompasses working with senior executives and
physician leaders in the eight operating regions
of Kaiser Permanente.
is the first registered nurse appointed to the State
of California Department of Health Services Clinical
Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee (CLTAC). In
addition, she is active in various professional associations
dedicated to quality care delivery on a national scale.
received her BS in Nursing from the University of North
Dakota and her MS in Nursing from the University of
Hawaii at Manoa. Diane has had her own consulting business
and also held positions in clinical nursing, hospital
administration, physician owned medical groups, and
collegiate nursing education. She has published articles
and studies related to quality management in professional
journals and texts.
Diane represents Kaiser Permanente
on the Rosie the Riveter Trust Board of Directors.
She has also been instrumental in the development of
Kaiser Permanente's Home Front Advisory Committee.
This committee of current and retired senior leaders
advises a work group on the management of the continuing
historical bond that exists between the Rosie the Riveter
World War II National Historical Park and Kaiser Permanente,
as well as other heritage management activities.
Senior Vice President,
Reeves, Community Development
Manager for The Mechanics Bank in Richmond, California,
provides technical assistance to local non-profit
organizations and small businesses throughout the
Bay Area. Mr. Reeves is also the Chief Operations
Officer for The Mechanics Bank Community Development
Corporation (TMBCDC), a wholly owned subsidiary
of The Mechanics Bank. During his 20 years with
The Mechanics Bank, Mr. Reeves worked in Retail
Banking as an assistant branch manager, and Corporate
Banking, as a credit analyst/underwriter and Relationship
Manager, prior to his current position(s).
Mr. Reeves holds leadership positions
on the board of directors for OBDC Small Business Finance,
Neighborhood House of North Richmond, Community Development
Housing Corporation of North Richmond, Rosie the Riveter
Trust, First Tee of Contra Costa and Rubicon Programs,
Inc., all of which are local community based non-profit
organizations. In addition, Mr. Reeves is active on
the Board of Directors several other non-profit organizations
and committees focusing on community and economic development.
Reeves has a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Jackson
State University and has completed the National Community
Development Lending School held at UC Berkeley and
Strategy for Non Profit Organizations at Stanford Graduate
School of Business. Mr. Reeves has also completed the
Community Leadership Institute and numerous courses
focusing on community and economic development at the
NeighborWorks Training Institute through NeighborWorks
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
Philip B. Young
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
Pro bono legal counsel
Park Service Liaisons to the Rosie Trust
|Morgan M. Smith
Chief of Interpretation and Education