Joanne Tan, Events Coordinator
Joanne has 16+ years of sales leadership, strategic project management, and event planning experience in the hospitality and recreational services sectors. Her last role as the Vice President of Sales & Employee Engagement in the Parks and Recreation industry covered over 27 different regional, state, and national parks across 5 states.
In 2020, Joanne built Good Morning Maxwell, a downtown Livermore business that provides a physical platform for local creatives and makers, as well as an event and meeting space in the Tri-Valley.
Joanne earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication from De La Salle University-Manila and holds an Executive Management Certificate from Yale School of Management, in New Haven, Connecticut. When not planning for an event, she spends her time being a self-proclaimed food enthusiast, exploring local restaurants with her 9-year-old boy Liam Maxwell and husband Charles.
Email: [email protected] | Phone: 510-599-8986
Sophie Mao, Communications Director
Email: [email protected] | Phone: 209-420-0287
Steve Kau, Campaign Treasurer
Steve Kau started his own CPA practice in the Tri-Valley in 1991 focusing on primarily on income taxes for individuals, businesses, trust and estates in planning, preparation and problem resolution.
His office is currently in Dublin includes 2 bookkeepers, a tax preparer, an admin person and another CPA. Steve has served as a business school and college level instructor for a bachelor and master’s degrees and has taught courses in finance, financial and managerial accounting, income tax, and auditing.
Steve has volunteered in the community serving on the Los Positas accounting/business advisory committee for 15 years, treasurer for a non-profit Native American non-profit, Indigenous Nations Child and Family Agency in Oakland/San Leandro also for 15 years. He has served as director for the American Cancer Society at age 19 and has volunteered as a Big Brother with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Honolulu for a girl as well a boy. He has also spoken to high school students about careers in accounting over his many years in the industry.
Email: [email protected] | Phone: 925-242-1300