Founded in 1997, CALICO achieves justice and healing for over 600 toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults with developmental disabilities. CALICO’s Board of Directors is a dedicated, engaged group of community leaders who are central to generating awareness and resources for CALICO.  Board members bring valuable expertise in finance, marketing, strategic planning, human resources, legal issues, and fund development.  Each board member serves a three-year term (renewable once) and serves on board committees.

For more information about the board and becoming a board member, please click HERE.


President - Allison Crapo, Child Advocacy & Education 

Vice President - Francesco Polizzi, Group Product Manager, Discord Inc.

Secretary - Meera Rama, Senior Client Service Associate, First Republic Bank

Treasurer - Jamshed Rahman, Senior Software Engineer / Tech Lead, Twitter


Adam Barton 

Rachel Holloway, Counsel, Pennington Lawson LLP 

Janice Le, Chief Market & Product Officer, Helpshift

Kelsi Perttula, Adjunct Professor at California State University East Bay

CALICO is a wonderful place to be a board member. The board’s active participation is key, no 'rubber stamping' here. [The] time commitment, hard work and investment in the organization are realized in the day-to-day experiences of both clients and staff.

—Kimmey C. Hardesty, Blue Cottage Consulting


Former Member, CALICO Board of Directors