Discovery Counseling Center 
of the San Ramon Valley
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Discovery Counseling Center Board of Directors

Newell Arnerich

Town of Danville, Town Council member, AD Architects, Inc., President & 
co-founder, Current Affiliations: Leadership San Ramon Valley, Board 
Member & Past President; Danville-Sycamore Valley Rotary 
Club- member & Past President; AIA, American Institute of 
Architects, NACRB, National Council of Architectural 
Registration Board; Danville Area Chamber of Commerce. 
Educational Background: Bachelors & Masters degrees in 
Architecture, U.C. Berkeley

Robert Combs

Realtor, J. Rockcliff Realtors

Commissioner, Danville Planning Commission

Board Member, Leadership San Ramon Valley

President, Danville Rotary 


Michael Copeland


Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield 

Bill Dunkle

Pacific Bell/AT&T 27 years, various managerial and executive positions

Consulting in telecom applications 6 years; primary client Apple

Co-founder and director, Mt. Diablo National Bank, 8 years

Past President, Pomona College Alumni Association

Past President, San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF)

Chair, SRVEF Major Gifts and Endowment Committee, 10 years

Co-chair, San Ramon Valley School District Bond Measure D (1998)

Educational Background: B.A. Pomona College MBA UCLA

Jackie Fineberg


Marriage & Family Therapist formerly with the Hemophilia 
Council of California and in private practice in Danville. 
Co-founded Diablo Valley Rape Crisis Service. Volunteer with 
Planned Parenthood, Hemophilia Foundation, Epilepsy 
Foundation and Round Hill Country Club

Claire Humphrey, M.D.

Pediatrician, long-time Danville Resident

Educational Background: B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University

M.D. from University of California San Diego

Shirley Jacks



President, Friends of Discovery


N. S. Lee


IT Project Manager, Kaiser-Permanente

Scott Lucia 


Certified Financial Planner Co-founded Andrews, Lucia Wealth Management LLC in 2004; offices in Danville and San Mateo

Educational Background:  Arizona State University: Graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2002 with a B.I.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Mathematics and Business; minor in Economics.

Neal Mitchell  


Serves on the Boards of The Animal Rescue Foundation 
Chuckwalla Inc. Chairman and CEO of Neacore.

Founder of NAK Corporation, an apparel manufacturer, before 
retiring in 2001. Lived in Danville since 1984. 

Educational Background: Graduate of East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania

Nishi Moonka



Managing Director, Research Development Associates. 

Educational Background:BS  in Molecular and Cell Biology and Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's degree in Education, with a concentration in Human Development 

and Psychology, Risk and Prevention, from Harvard University. 

Sarah Nix

 Attorney, Gagen & McCoy

President, Board of Diablo Valley of Estate Planning Council

Member of AAUW

Volunteer: St. Isadore's Faith Formation Program, CYO

Educational Background: BA University of California, Davis, JD University of California, Hastings School of Law


Gary Riele

Principal, Riele Commercial Real Estate

Pat Wilson

 Retired San Ramon Valley Unified School District Educator

Mary Verstraete

Member of the Friends of Discovery, Thrift Station