Board of Directors

Meet the Board

Gilda's Club Desert Cities Board of Directors

Our Leadership

  • Paul D. Golden, Board Chair
  • Bert Garland, Vice President/COO
  • Peter J. Wasserman, Vice President
  • Susan Lauer Shankman, Vice President
  • Charles (Chuck) Riach, CFO
  • Donna Dunn, ASID, Board Secretary
  • Paula Berke, MSW, Founder
  • Diane Haaga, PHD, Member
  • Janet Ihde, MD, FACS, Medical Resource Council Chair
  • Margie Taft, Member
  • Michael Mathews, Member
  • Maria Elena Geyer, President/CEO

Paul Golden
Board Chair
Paul D. Golden

Maria Elena Geyer
President/CEO
Maria Elena Geyer