Pleasanton Weekly

News - February 25, 2011

PDA chooses Yarbrough for 2nd term as president

Haggerty swears in 14 business leaders for serve organization in 2011

by Jeb Bing

Janet Yarbrough, a certified public accountant, has been chosen to lead the Pleasanton Downtown Association for a second year in a row.

Yarbrough was sworn in by Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty along with 13 other business leaders at an installation dinner the organization hosted at the Firehouse Arts Center. Michael Hosterman, who has law offices in downtown Pleasanton, was named president-elect of the PDA.

Other officers chosen to serve in 2011 are Bernie Billen, Valley Community Bank, named treasurer, and Vera Revelli, owner of Civic Center Station, named secretary.

Chosen to serve on the PDA board of directors for the year are Dirk Christiansen, Studio 7 Fine Arts; Vic Malatesta, Vic's All Star Kitchen; Angel Moore, Alameda County Fairgrounds Association; Michael O'Callaghan, MCT Development & Construction; Vince Ortiz, Me & My Friends Deli Café; Mike Peel, Keller Williams Tri-Valley Real Estate; Melanie Sadek, Murphy's Paw; Gary Schwaegerle, Schwaegerle Realtors; Sandi Bohner, Little Valley Winery; and, Roy Dronkers, Keller Williams Tri-Valley Real Estate.

Before the installation dinner, the near-100 participants were treated to a 30-minute concert by a group of current Amador students and alumni.

They included students Robby Sheppard on the saxophone, Kathy Yuh at the piano and Logan Kane playing the bass.

The alumni were Jeff Bordes on the trumpet and Scott Welsh at the drums.

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