Preserving the Past for Future Generations

National Historic Landmark, 11 historic structures, and 5 museums throughout 22 acres

(831) 624-3261

“Great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

“Great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

WHO WE ARE

Board of Directors

The Carmel Mission Foundation is guided by a board of directors who share a passion for the Carmel Mission, historical preservation, art conservation, and the community of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Our board members are dedicated volunteers who provide experience and expertise that drive our decisions in awarding grants, distributing funds, developing projects, and creating programs to ensure the historical integrity of the Carmel Mission property and its use for both religious and secular interests.

 

Samuel Gesumaria
Chairman of the Board
Publisher

Richard Pèpe
Vice President
Chief Executive Officer
Pèpe International

Douglas Oldfield
Corporate Secretary
Attorney and Partner
Oldfield & Creely, LLP

Douglas Hayashi
Treasurer and CFO
Retired Partner
Hayashi & Wayland

Albert Nicora
Attorney
Nicora Law Office

Edward DiYanni, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Stevenson School

Richard Denier
Owner
Denier Group

Valera Lyles
Art Historian

Emeritus

Samuel Wright
Founder

Victor Grabrian
Former President & CEO

Foundation Staff

Stephanie Zelei
Executive Director
(831) 293-8537

Shelly Yellich
Development & Events
(831) 250-6765 

Linda Gardner
Office Manager
(831) 250-6873 

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