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Board of Directors

Richard Hobbs, President

Richard Hobbs is a private immigration attorney focusing on immigrant victims of crime, family-based immigration, deportation defense, citizenship, and employment visas. Read more.

Ann McEntee, Vice-President & Treasurer

Ann McEntee was instrumental in the completion of the Legacy Art Project "A Gathering Place for Peace."  She also helped lead the effort to establish the Jim McEntee Memorial Scholarship Fund and is working with the Board to find ways to support the James McEntee Academy in the Alum Rock School District. Read more.

Andrea Villaseñor-Perry, Vice-President & Secretary

Andrea Villaseñor-Perry, MSW, has served as a longtime advocate for children and families and worked in policy, program development and management, both as a professional and volunteer for over 30 years. Read more.

Rosa De León Palomo

For over 10 years, Rosa De León organized parents, students, and community with Californians for Justice (CFJ), advocating for meaningful reforms to public education. She is driven by her passion to support first generation college students achieve their goal of obtaining their Bachelor’s degree, especially those who are undocumented like her. Read more.

Richard G. Konda

Richard G. Konda, JD has worked at the Asian Law Alliance (ALA) since graduating from law school in 1978. He has received numerous awards and commendations including the Jim McEntee Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more.

Terry McCaffrey

Terry McCaffrey is an Area Coordinator of Amnesty International for the South Bay and is also the Western Region Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator. Read more.

Fariba Dadfarmay Nejat

Ms. Nejat is an Iranian-American community leader, entrepreneur, philanthropist, physicist, social activist, teacher, and portrait painter. Before taking on leadership roles with various non-profit organizations and in her community, she worked as a software engineer/configuration manager in Silicon Valley, California, and also volunteered free time with Santa Clara Valley charities. Read more.

Anne Rosenzweig

Anne Rosenzweig has been a social justice advocate all her adult life. Now retired from her job as an attorney for the California State Labor Commissioner, she began her social justice work during college. While getting her degree at UC Santa Cruz, Anne worked with the United Farm Workers, initially as an organizer during the first Salinas lettuce strike in the summer of 1970, then as a boycott organizer in Montreal, Canada. She became a labor lawyer because of her work with the UFW. Read more.

Miguel Santiago

Miguel Santiago immigrated to the United States with his mother and brother when he was eight years of age. Currently a DREAM student studying history at San Jose State University (SJSU), Miguel also volunteers with a number of organizations including South Bay Dreamers, the County’s Office of Human Relations and Asian Law Alliance. Read more.

Reverend Gerald Sakamoto

Reverend Gerald Sakamoto is a Senior Minister at San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin and has been with San Jose Betsuin since 1986. A well-respected interfaith leader in Silicon Valley, he has participated with a number of peace & justice organizations in the community over the past two decades. Rev. Sakamoto was a good friend and longtime supporter of Jim McEntee and was honored to know and work with him. Read more.

Samina Sundas

In the aftermath of 9/11, one charismatic Pakistani American Muslim woman dared to envision a culture of peace, acceptance, mutual respect and harmony. She stood proudly in the face of fear, anger and retaliation, and bravely suggested that the country could heal if people truly got to know one another. It would be an idealistic notion, if not for the sincerity with which she has built so many bridges. Spreading her message and sharing her dream of an all-inclusive nationis Ms. Samina F. Sundas, founding executive director of the American Muslim Voice. Read more.


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Friends of Human Relations of Santa Clara County is a 501(c)3 organization and our tax identification number is 77-0048389. Tax deductible donations can be mailed to:

Friends of Human Relations of Santa Clara County
c/o Ann McEntee, Treasurer
14850 East Hills Drive
San Jose, CA 95127


Links to Related Websites

  • McEntee Academy

  • Office of Human Relations of Santa Clara County

  • American Muslim Voice