Emerging Leaders Circle Members

Emerging Leaders Circle Founders

Greg Lukina
Morgan Lyng Lukina

Laurie Egan
Liz Foster
Joe Foster
Tim Galarneau
Ben Gesing 
Alexis Koplen
Ben Kromnick
Mariah Tanner
Matthew Payne 
Matthew Pfeifer
Eric Summers

Emerging Leaders Circle Steering Committee

  • Laurie Egan, Co-Chair
    Coastal Watershed Council 

  • Mariah Tanner, Co-Chair
    Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County 

  • Ashley Holmes
    Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

  • Camille Brenkwitz

  • Fortune Noe
    Santa Cruz County Bank

  • Greg Lukina
    David Lyng Real Estate

  • Jenna Rodriguez
    Youth N.O.W.

  • Jodie Kench
    Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce

  • Matthew Payne

If you are an emerging professional in Santa Cruz County, we'd love to welcome you to ELC! A minimum annual donation of $100 to the United Way Community Investment Fund qualifies you for membership in ELC. Donations can be made through United Way campaign pledges, online, or by check. 

Questions or want to be a corporate sponsor of Emerging Leaders Circle? Email campaign@unitedwaysc.org or call 831-465-2205.