San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation
Board of Directors

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Alfonso G. Felder/Noe Valley   Vice President of Administration for the San Francisco Giants. Felder was a core member of the management team that successfully developed Pacific Bell Park. He is a Board Member of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) and serves on the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency's (SFRA) Rincon Point-South Beach and Mission Bay Citizens Advisory Committees.

Jack Bair/Telegraph Hill   Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the San Francisco Giants. Bair was a key strategist and architect of the Giants' plans to build a new ballpark in San Francisco. He also coordinated the 1996 ballpark campaign and the ballpark entitlement process. Bair is a former deputy city attorney for the City of San Francisco and also practiced law at the San Francisco firm of Farella, Braun & Martel. He is a member of the board of directors of the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee, the official bid committee attempting to bring the Olympic Games to San Francisco in 2012. Bair is a Telegraph Hill resident.

Andrew Roth/Potrero Hill   An established Bay Area sound designer, Roth has done sound work for television, games and film. He also produces the Neighborhood Theater Foundation's website.

Meagan Levitan/Inner Richmond   Levitan is a San Francisco government relations consultant and member of the San Francisco Democratic Central Committee. Levitan also worked in the administration's of two San Francisco Mayors.

Denise La Pointe/Twin Peaks   Principal of LaPointe & Associates, a government advocacy and public affairs firm located in San Francisco. La Pointe is the former president of the San Francisco Landmarks and Preservation Advisory Board.

Christine Pelosi/South Beach   Grassroots strategist and attorney currently developing an Internet-based leadership training institute. Former Chief of Staff for Massachusetts Congressman John F. Tierney and counsel at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton-Gore administration. Pelosi worked as a San Francisco Deputy City Attorney and San Francisco Assistant District Attorney. Pelosi is serving her third elected term on the Democratic National Committee.

Rachel Herbert/Mission   Rachel Herbert is the proprietor of the Dolores Park Café and a major supporter of the local film community with ties to numerous film festivals and local film-based organizations. Rachel has been heavily involved in efforts to preserve the New Mission Theatre and was a major force behind Film Night at Dolores Park.

Katherine Petrin/Telegraph Hill   Katherine Petrin, a San Francisco native, is an Architectural Historian at Architectural Resources Group. Katherine, a founding member of Save New Mission, authored the Local Landmark legislation for the New Mission Theater and is active in the San Francisco preservation community. A North Beach resident, Katherine has played a major role in the presentation of Film Night at Washington Square Park and Film Night at Dolores Park.

Ruthe Stein/Russion Hill   Ruthe Stein is the movie correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle. She has been covering movies for the Chronicle for 20 years, writing reviews, celebrity profiles and industry trend stories. As movie editor for five of the years, she made all the decisions about film coverage for the daily and Sunday paper. She regularly covers the Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival. She produced the Mostly British Film Festival at the Vogue and the Chronicle Film Series which brought Kevin Costner, Janet Leigh, Ed Harris and Geoffrey Rush to San Francisco to talk about their work.

Ned Segal/Pacific Heights   Ned Segal is a Vice President in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. He has served on the SFTNT board since its founding in 2002. He grew up in San Francisco patronizing the neighborhood theaters and is an active supporter of community and education related causes.