Board of Governors


Shriners from California, Oregon and Nevada provide leadership to the hospital as members of the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California Board of Governors. The Shrine leaders are members of the seven Shrine Temples that directly support our hospital.

Officers Temple Affiliation
David Pirie, Chairman Al Bahr
Kay C. Dunn, Vice Chairman Aahmes
Russell Godt, Treasurer Ben Ali
David Kubel, Secretary Ben Ali
2020 Board of Governors Temple Affiliation
Fred Avery Aahmes
Gary Charland Aahmes
Michael J. Cornell Aahmes
Howard Feinberg Asiya
Michael J. Fox Kerak
Richard Graver Kerak
Steven F. Johnson Ben Ali
Frank Kastl Asiya
Adolph “Gus” Lopez Asiya
Ronald “Ron” Obernolte Tehran
Mark Parinas Aahmes
Steven Parkinson Hillah
William Wells Ben Ali

Temple Affiliation

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California would like to thank the following Shrine temples (chapters) for their support and dedication to our mission.

  • Aahmes
  • Hillah
  • Al Bahr
  • Kerak
  • Asiya
  • Tehran
  • Ben Ali