Contact Us

State Staff

Position Name (and E-mail) Phone
Affiliate Director (Executive Director) Dick Pinney 858-864-7172
Board Chair Doug DeFrees 408-227-5321
Board Treasurer Shirley Gold
Board Secretary Michelle Piotrowski 559-676-6776
Affiliate Tournament Director Beverly Webb 951-296-9941
Challenges Director Doug DeFrees
Affiliate Appraiser Coordinator Michelle Piotrowski
Affiliate Accountant Rosemary Bognar Pinney
Webmaster Doug DeFrees


Region Directors

Region Director Name (and E-mail) Phone
ONE Shelley Larkin 916-782-2304
Best of the Bay Sharon Kovalevsky
Judy Lawrie
925-699-6913
925-963-7904
Silicon Valley Mary Jane Campbell  408-234-1856
San Joaquin Valley Michelle Piotrowski 559-676-6776
Central Coast Karen Beaudin 805-478-9987
LA-DI-Land Kathy Folk
Neil McMahon
Beverly Webb
818-712-9575
909-792-0859
951-296-9941
Waves to Dunes Robbin Guy 858-367-8549

Affiliate Challenge Masters

Challenge Masters E-Mail Phone
Technical Show & Tech
Henk Oolders
Bob Burns
acm-a@caldi.org N/A
408-374-3635
Scientific Top Secret Michelle Baker
Jay Baker
acm-b@caldi.org N/A
530-263-4926
Fine Arts Vanished! Doug DeFrees
Rick Sale
acm-c@calidi.org 408-227-5321
916-792-3313
Improvisational 3-Peat
Lisa Phillips
Marshall Rainey
acm-d@calid.org 760-722-3598
303-519-0702
Engineering In it Together Kathy Folk
Martha Bailey
acm-e@caldi.org 818-712-9575
Service Learning/
project Outreach
Ready, Willing & Fable Mary Jane Campbell acm-p@caldi.org 408-248-4356
Early Learning/
Rising Stars
Save the Day Peter Shepherd acm-r@caldi.org 408-679-0975
Instant Challenge Sharon Kissel
Richard Kissel
Ivy Orcutt
Alan Orcutt
acm-i@caldi.org 559-325-7436
Score Room Shirley Gold
John Piotrowski
acm-s@caldi.org 626-437-9164
559-642-8813

California Destination Imagination Board of Directors

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Position Name (and E-mail) Phone
Executive Dir Dick Pinney 858-864-7172
Board Chair Doug DeFrees  408-227-5321
Secretary Michelle Piotrowski 559-676-6776
Treasurer Shirley Gold
Board Member Rosemary Bognar Pinney  858-243-9340
Board Member Jim McCarthy
Board Member Lynn Macey 408-930-1178
Regional Rep Mary Jane Campbell
Regional Rep Kathy Folk
Regional Rep