Committees

Boost your leadership skills and expand your network as a part of a CREW Silicon Valley Committee—all while making a difference in our mission to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. All current CREW Silicon Valley members are welcome to explore the opportunity of committee service.

Our committees include:

Membership


The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members and getting them acclimated to CREW Silicon Valley. The role of the committee is to identify new members and get them connected to other committees for service and involvement. The Membership committee also hosts New Members Breakfast, and events to attract new members.

Co-Chairs

Leigh Knight
lknight@oneworkplace.com
One Workplace
(408) 460-9217
 

Matt Moore
mmoore@bvls.com
BellaVista Landscape Services, Inc.
(408) 410-2010

Sponsorship


The role of the Sponsorship Committee is to secure sponsorship dollars to meet and exceed the chapter's financial goals and to support CREW Network and CREW Network Foundation initiatives. The Sponsorship Committee meets regularly to establish an overall sponsorship goal for the year and to identify any areas where outreach might be needed. The Sponsorship Committee also hosts an annual sponsor appreciation event and a sponsor outreach event.

Chair

Gina Vella
gvella@universalsiteservices.com
Universal Site Services, Inc.
(408) 639-5711

Programs


The role of the Programs Committee is to provide educational and relevant information to its members and guests on topics related to commercial real estate. The Programs Committee coordinates the speakers, venues and registration for monthly programs and quarterly members only “Lunch & Learns.” The Programs Committee also organizes annual festivities such as our Annual Awards & Wine event.

Chair

Michelle L. Goudeaux, RPA
michelle.goudeaux@columbiapropertytrust.com
Columbia Property Trust
(510) 677-9228

Communications


The role of the Communications Committee is to provide internal communications to CREW Silicon Valley members and external communications about CREW Silicon Valley to the commercial real estate community in general. The Communications Committee keeps the monthly Board Calendar, releases the "CREW SV Communiqué" (our monthly newsletter), and collaborates with CREW San Francisco and CREW East Bay to publish a quarterly magazine called “The View.”

Director

Lauren Mader
lauren.mader@ml.com
Merrill Lynch
(408) 283-3134

UCREW


UCREW is a community outreach committee. The committee is the liaison to CREW Network's scholarship program and aids in the process of evaluating and awarding annual scholarships. The committee also collaborates with local universities to build brand awareness with students who are focusing on careers in real estate. In addition, the committee supports CREW Silicon Valley’s philanthropic opportunities and oversees the annual holiday event.

Chair

Sabine Zimmerhansl
szimmerhansl@gmail.com
ZstudioZ
(650) 766-2588
 

Rising Leaders


Co-Chairs

Tamra Gaspar
tgaspar@irvinecompany.com
Irvine Company
(408) 330-0103
 

Adriana Michel
adriana@tmcfinancing.com
TMC Financing
(408) 438-2891
 


Interested in joining? Contact a CREW Silicon Valley Committee Chair today!