Mission Peak Board of Trustees, 2017-2018

President: Michealle Havenhill

Past President: Melissa Holmes
Melissa and her partner, Jen King, joined Mission Peak in 2006. They live in Fremont with their three children, Nathan, Armando, and Raymond. Melissa works for the Federal Aviation Administration as a manager at an air traffic control facility in Fremont. At Mission Peak Melissa has been involved with the Welcoming Congregation Committee and the Inclusiveness and Diversity Committee, as well as being an RE teacher. In her spare time she enjoys skiing, making candles, playing the piano, and playing handbells with the FUMC handbell choir.

President Elect: Paul Davis

Secretary: Cara Madden

Cara Madden has been a member of Mission Peak for about 9 years. In addition to serving on the Board, she is a member of the congregational rock band, Peak Rocks.

She lives in Newark with her two boys – Aidan,15 and Donovan,12. They love to spend their free time hiking, watching baseball, playing at the beach, and hanging out at home together along with their two California Desert Tortoises, Audrey and Seymour. Cara works in the office of a Fremont elementary school and in her spare time plays drums and sings in the local band, The Treacherous French.

Co-Treasurer: Drew Wilson

Shyno first attended the Mission Peak UU in 2014 shortly after moving from the East Coast and became a member in 2015. She has been an active volunteer at the Stone Community Garden and as a teacher in the RE program.  Shyno lives in Union City with her two sons and husband.  She is a partner at Santhigram Kerala Ayurveda and manages marketing, advertising and operations.

Co-Treasurer: Holly Ito

Holly and her husband Merrill have been members of Mission Peak since it chartered in 1994. They have 3 adult sons and 2 grandsons.  Holly has been involved in many aspects of the congregation including the Membership Committee, Worship Associates and the Ministerial Search Committee. She has previously been on the Board and is a past president.  She is also serving as a member of the Pacific Central District Board. In addition to other volunteer activities Holly enjoys walking/hiking, bridge and music.

Trustee At Large:  Shyno Chacko Pandeya

Shyno first attended the Mission Peak UU in 2014 shortly after moving from the East Coast and became a member in 2015. She has been an active volunteer at the Stone Community Garden and as a teacher in the RE program.  Shyno lives in Union City with her two sons and husband.  She is a partner at Santhigram Kerala Ayurveda and manages marketing, advertising and operations.

Trustee At Large:  Alan Davis