Effective July 1, 2023
Larry Lang, President
Victoria Holman, 1st Vice President
Kuljeet Kalkat, 2nd Vice President
Jay Thomas, Secretary
Wayne Hooper, Treasurer
Gerri Acers serves on the Education Committee. She has lived in Los Altos for 43 years and worked as a former teacher and school administrator in San Mateo/Foster City School District for 28 years. Her career also included 15 years with the New Teacher Center, a national education nonprofit mentoring teachers. Gerri is a member of the Foothill College Commission, Mountain View/Los Altos Scholars, Los Altos Rotary and the Museum’s Education Committee. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from Santa Clara University.
Allison Aldrich has a background in management consulting, product design, and product management. She serves as the President of the Claremont McKenna College parent board and is an ex-officio member of their Board of Trustees. Allison is also actively involved in the Young Men’s Service League and contributes as a Los Altos CERT and BAT member. Allison holds an MA in art history from George Washington University, and a BA in English and psychology from UNC Chapel Hill.
Wynn Belton has been a resident of the area for 44 years. He brings a strong background in technology sales and a deep commitment to the community. After graduating from Los Altos High School, he earned a BA in political science from UC Berkeley. Currently, he leads the global cyber security sales organization at Palo Alto Networks. Outside of work, Wynn finds joy in playing basketball, international travel, hiking, and supporting his children’s diverse activities on the weekends.
Kelly Davis is chair of the Fundraising Committee. She works as an account relationship manager for Pinnacle Bank in Los Altos, and previously at Boston Private Bank. Earlier, she spent 15 years as regional manager at Heritage Bank of Commerce. She serves on the board of the Foothill-DeAnza Foundation and has served on the boards of the Los Altos Village Association, the Endowment Fund of the Junior League Palo Alto-MidPeninsula, the Palo Alto Red Cross and is a member of the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce. An accomplished equestrian, Kelly enjoys riding and competing.
Tyler Furuichi serves on the garden and orchard commons committees. His early experiences working at his family’s Los Altos Nursery (opened by the Furuichis in 1918) inspired him to pursue a career in landscape design. He studied horticulture with an emphasis in residential landscape design at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he graduated with a BS in Environmental Horticultural Science. In 2008, Tyler founded his landscape design and consultation business, Furuichi Design, which he has expanded to cover territories from Burlingame to Morgan Hill.
Victoria Holman is 1st vice president and previously served as secretary. She manages Los Altos History Museum’s Store, helps lead 3rd -and 4th-grade school tours, and serves on the Volunteer Development Committee. A Mountain View resident, Vicki taught in a San Jose elementary school for 30 years. She is president of the Santa Clara Reading Council, and led the Reading Conference at Asilomar for four years. Vicki holds a BA in Education from San Jose State with additional studies in special ed, and earned an Elementary Teaching Credential.
Wayne Hooper is treasurer, a member of the facilities and Smith House committees, and a Museum docent. He is a native Californian and has lived in Los Altos since 1976. He spent his professional career at Santa Clara Unified School District, retiring as the District’s Assistant Superintendent — Business Services. Wayne holds a BA in Business from San Francisco State University, an MA in Business from San Jose State University, and MAs in pupil personnel/guidance and school business management from Santa Clara University.
Margo Horn serves on the Collections Committee. In 1985, she began teaching in the Stanford Department of History. Her research and teaching combines interests in US women’s history and the history of medicine. She is serving her second term on the Los Altos Historical Commission, and is a founding member of the Los Altos Affordable Housing Alliance. Margo received her AB in History from UC Santa Cruz, and MA and PhD from Tufts University. She is active in her synagogue and enjoys cooking.
Kuljeet Kalkat is a long-term resident of Los Altos. He spent over 30 years in product development and management in the computer industry and today mentors clean technology startups. From 1991-98 he and his wife ran a small business in downtown Los Altos. He serves as chair of the Los Altos Financial Commission and on the board of the Community Service Agency for Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. He holds electrical engineering and economics degrees from University of Maryland and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon.
Janet Klinke is a past Docent Committee chair and Nominating Committee chair, and volunteers as a docent. A Los Altos resident since 1982, she was a Scout leader and St. William School Board Member before embarking on a 30-year career in the healthcare field, initially for a local business owner, and then for the County of Santa Clara managing IT systems and solutions for Valley Health Plan. Originally from Chicago, Janet holds a BA from St. Xavier University.
Larry Lang is president, chair of the Governance Committee, a member of the Oral Histories Committee, and previously served as 1st and 2nd vice president. He currently serves on the Los Altos Historical Commission. A Bay Area resident since 1991, he moved from New Jersey to join Cisco. His current work focuses on start-ups, most recently as CEO of RF Pixels. He enjoys traveling with his family, including visits to many US Civil War battlefields and Roman Ruins. He holds engineering degrees from Stanford and Duke.
Jay Thomas is secretary of the board. With a distinguished career in the technology industry, Jay held numerous executive positions before retiring. His commitment to education is evident through his previous role as the president of the Los Altos Education Foundation (LAEF) and his 12-year tenure as an elected member of the Los Altos School District (LASD) Board, including three terms as Board President. He earned an MS in communications systems engineering from Santa Clara University, and a BS in electrical engineering from Cal Poly.
Alex Wang serves on the IT Committee. He has been a realtor in Silicon Valley since 1999 and recently re-established his own brokerage, Rainmaker Real Estate. He is a UC Berkeley alum and a graduate of the Influence and Negotiation Strategies Program at Stanford University. Alex resides in Los Altos with his wife and three children. Fluent in English and Mandarin, Alex has a passion for working across cultures and enjoys giving back through non-profit community charity work. Alex enjoys tennis, rock climbing, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.