Bios for the SDCYB Board of Directors
Samantha Anderson, Secretary
Samantha is the COO and co-founder of 41 Orange, inc, a marketing agency that specialize in online marketing and lead generation for small- to medium-sized businesses in the real estate, financial and design industries. Hailing from the agency world, Sam has worked with Fortune 500 tech, financial, and consumer brands, including Intel, Petco and LPL Financial, to shape their online presence and reach their target audiences more effectively through social media and beyond. She is also an accomplished writer, having bylines in many nationally distributed publications and online media. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, emphasis in public relations from San Diego State University.
Liliana Barrios, Director
Born and raised in San Diego, Liliana has always had a passion for her community and culture. Throughout the majority of her youth, Liliana studied various genres of dance from Ballet to Ballet Folklórico. Liliana has a deep appreciation for the arts and culture and believes that every child should have the opportunity and privilege that the beauty of dance has to offer. A mother of two, Liliana is dedicated to ensuring a diverse, inclusive, and safe learning environment. Liliana has been a part of the San Diego Gas & Electric family for over a decade and is currently studying to become a Substance Abuse Counselor.
Michael King, Chair
Mr. King has a deep professional background, with more than 40 years in the design, development, and management of electronic systems for the US Navy. Mr. King has experience in strategic planning, professional staff management, win-win negotiation, and financial and schedule oversight of large projects. Mr. King's management duties included responsibilities for budgets in excess of $10 million per year, ultimately totaling $500M. In addition, Mr. King was also responsible for talent acquisition and professional development for an engineering staff stretching from Rhode Island to San Diego. Earlier, Mr. King participated and led a number of highly focused project teams, where his people skill and planning were key to success. After retirement in 2013, Mr. King has devoted his efforts to a number of non-profit organizations, including Ninth District PTA and the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, and along with other activities, oversees their Internet presence. Mr. King earned his BSEE from the University of Colorado, and in 2014 added a Web Publishing certificate from UCSD Extension.
Gary Kinley, Director
Gary Kinley is the founder and CEO of his own consulting firm, which specializes in organizational development for non-profit entities and public agencies, especially those serving children and their families. During the course of his 30+ years of practice, he has worked with hundreds of organizations ranging in size from ones with no staff and relatively small budgets to those with hundreds of personnel and budgets exceeding $100M. Gary’s expertise includes strategic planning, project/agency evaluations, meeting facilitations and needs assessments. Additionally, he has overseen giving for entities delivering services to a specific population. He has worked in every county of California, as well as Washington, DC. In addition to the above, Gary has served on Boards of Directors ranging with fewer than 10 directors to one with 58. In most of those boards, he has served as president/chair. Kinley holds a doctorate in education from Ball State University with specialties in evaluation and political science.
Rosemary Linden, Treasurer
Rosemary Linden is the founder and Managing Director of Momentum CFO, a financial consulting firm that helps small to mid-sized businesses grow profitably. Rosemary has 20 years of financial management experience leading the finance organizations of companies ranging in size from small start-ups to global Fortune 500 enterprises. Prior to founding Momentum CFO, Rosemary held financial leadership positions including Director of Global Financial Planning and Analysis at WD-40 Company and Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at Alliant Insurance Services. Throughout her career, Rosemary has served as a trusted advisor to corporate executives, guiding them to make informed financial decisions in the best interest of their companies and shareholders. She has been responsible for developing and managing budgets exceeding $1 billion per year, and has deep expertise in financial reporting and analysis, strategic planning, and investment management. Rosemary earned her MSBA in Financial and Tax Planning from San Diego State University and her BA in Economics from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Euketa Oliver, Director
Euketa Oliver is a criminal defense attorney currently employed as a Deputy Public Defender with the San Diego County Office of the Primary Public Defender. She earned a Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School, a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development from California State University, Sacramento. Euketa is actively involved in the legal community. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation. Euketa is dedicated to diversity and inclusion and she is a member of the Diverse Women’s Committee of Lawyers Club of San Diego. She also serves as a volunteer high school mock trial coach.
Molly Terbovich-Ridenhour, Director
Molly Terbovich-Ridenhour serves as the President & CEO of the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, San Diego's oldest classical ballet school. Molly began her dance training at the young age of five. She graduated with an MFA in Dance at Arizona State University and has a BFA in Dance from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. Molly spent her time in school focusing on dance performance, education and administration. Since moving to San Diego in 2003, Molly has worked with Butterworth Dance Company, Eveoke Dance Theatre and various independent dance projects and choreographers, including co-founding Stella Nova Dance Company. Before joining SDCYB, Molly worked as a freelance arts administrator coordinating events such as the annual 5X5 Modern Dance Workshop, Celebrate Dance Festival and served as the Chair of the Steering Committee for Rising Arts Leaders, San Diego's Arts and Culture Emerging Leaders group. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Dance/USA, transcenDANCE Youth Arts Project and the Greater Board for California Dance Education Association and the Steering Committee for San Diego Dance Connect.