Distinguished Citizen Gala

    

03.03.2017

 

The Fairmont
950 Mason Street, San Francisco

5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:45 p.m. Program & dinner begins
7:30 p.m. Benefit auction

Cocktail Attire

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The Distinguished Citizen Award is presented to those who exemplify the ideals and values that have guided The Commonwealth Club for over a century and whose professional and humanitarian contributions and accomplishments are worthy of celebration.

The Distinguished Citizen Award recognizes the qualities that make an individual's life worthy of admiration: generosity, the ability to inspire, and their desire to make a difference in the world.

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Celebrating

 

John Farmer 
FORMER CHAIRMAN, THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB
FORMER GENERAL PARTNER, GOLDMAN SACHS

Lata Krishnan
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, SHAH CAPITAL PARTNERS

Alex Macgillivray
DEPUTY UNITED STATES CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Megan Smith
UNITED STATES CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Bernard J. Tyson
CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
KAISER PERMANENTE

 

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Benefit Auction

You will have the opportunity to bid on a premium suite at Oracle Arena for the Golden State Warriors 2017/18 season. The suite seats 20 people and includes a private restroom, four VIP parking passes, and access to both sideline clubs and the courtside club.

(Game options will be provided in September 2017 before the season begins to find a mutually agreeable date)

Proceeds from the auction support the Club's 450 annual non-partisan public programs which are broadcasted and downloaded around the world. Why does your support matter? Take a look here:

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Honorary Co-Chairs

Mayor Willie L. Brown
Phyllis & Bill Draper
Nan & Chuck Geschke
John & Marcia Goldman

John Hennessy
Hon. James C. Hormel & Michael P. Nguyen
Pitch & Cathie Johnson
Jillian Manus
Janet Napolitano
Duf Sundheim
Cissie Swig
Hon. Tad Taube

Gala Chair
Jaleh Daie, Ph.D.

Gala Committee
Evelyn Dilsaver | Gloria Duffy, Ph.D. | John Farmer | Sherrie Littlejohn
Anna Mok | Skip Rhodes | Ted Rice | Connie Ring | Richard A. Rubin
Martha Ryan | Don Wen

 

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 Sponsors

Grand Sponsors
     

Dinner Sponsors
Anonymous
Chevron Corporation
Dignity Health

Phyllis & Bill Draper
John & Cynthia Gunn
PwC
Wells Fargo
San Francisco 49ers

Hon. James C. Hormel & Michael P. Nguyen

Leadership Sponsors
Nan & Chuck Geschke  |  Skip Rhodes  |  Bank of the West | California HealthCare Foundation | John & Marcia Goldman

Benefactors
Accenture  |  AT&T | Bailard, Inc.  |  Dennise Carter | Jaleh Daie  |  Dominican University | Lata Krishnan-Shah & Ajay Shah | Blue Shield Foundation | Evelyn & John Dilsaver  | McKinsey & Co. | Richard Rubin & Marcia Smollens |  Diane Wilsey | Capital Group | KPMG LLP | PG&E | Silicon Valley Bank | SMART Modular Technologies | Whittier Trust | Mark & Jessica Zitter

Patrons
Dr. Mary G.F. Bitterman  |  Pete Briger | Dave Coulter | Deloitte & Touche LLP |  Joseph & Hon. Judith Epstein  |  John & Tawnie Farmer | Paul & Marcia Ginsburg  | Jillian Manus  |  Alex Mehran | Lenny & Christine Mendonca | The Moore Foundation | Martha & Greg Ryan/The Capital Group  |  Bruce Raabe & Sara Wardell-Smith  |  Lee Dutra | Rev. Paul J. Fitzgerald | Harry Blount | Dr. Gloria Duffy & Hon. Rod Diridon | John & Denise Geschke | Dorian Daley | Rose International

 

 

 


For questions or inquiries about ticket and table sales email: annualdinner [at] commonwealthclub [dot] org
or call: 415-597-6737

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