JDC Press Release

Justice & Diversity Center Announces 2021 Board of Directors

December 23, 2020, San Francisco—The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco recently confirmed its 2021 Board of Directors.

Marvin Anderson, AT&T Services, Inc., serves as president in 2021; Mary McNamara, Swanson & McNamara, serves as president-elect; Vidhya Prabhakaran, Davis Wright Tremaine, serves as treasurer; and Teresa L. Johnson, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, serves as secretary.

Newly confirmed directors for 2021 are Melanie Blunschi, Latham & Watkins; Christopher Campbell, Rippling; Mark Conrad, Conrad & Metlitzky; Alica Del Valle, Airbnb; Charles Jung, Nassiri & Jung; Bonnie Lau, Morrison & Foerster; Tom McInerney, Ogletree Deakins; David Miller, AT&T Services, Inc.; and Danielle Pierre, Cooley.

2021 Board OFficers

Marvin Anderson

Marvin Anderson

Mary McNamara

Mary McNamara


Vidhya Prabhakaran


Teresa L. Johnson

New Board Members


Melanie Blunschi


Christopher Campbell


Mark Conrad


Alicia Del Valle


Charles Jung


Bonnie Lau


Tom McInerney


David Miller


Danielle Pierre

The new board members will join continuing board members Michelle Akerman, Hanson Bridgett; Lindsay M. Gehman, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass; Matthew Gluck, Gluck Daniel; Laura C. Hurtado, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; Adam Kaplan, Intel; Anjali Kulkarni, Duane Morris; Caroline Lee, DLA Piper; David Lucero, Veritas Technology; Constance Norton, Littler Mendelson; Catherine Ongiri, Judicial Council, California Center for Judicial Education and Research; Asit Panwala, San Francisco District Attorney's Office; Janelle Sahouria, Jackson Lewis; Albert Sanders, Google; and Demetria Vong-Spillan, Bank of America.

Outgoing board members include 2020 President Stuart Plunkett, Alston & Bird; A. Marisa Chun, Crowell & Moring; Michelle Ferreira, Greenberg Traurig; Alicia Gámez, Gámez Law; Ari Hersher, Seyfarth Shaw; Elinor Leary, The Veen Firm; Marie Ma, Gap, Inc.; David Reidy, PayActiv Inc.; Chuck Thompson, Greenberg Traurig; and Jee Young You, Adobe, Adobe Inc.


The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) advances fairness and equality by providing pro bono legal services to low-income people and educational programs that foster diversity in the legal profession. JDC is the largest legal services providers in San Francisco. JDC’s programs serve approximately 9,500 disadvantaged San Franciscans a year, with the overarching goal of assisting the community’s most vulnerable members with accessing the judicial system and strengthening their personal, professional, and economic security.

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization of attorneys, law students, and legal professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1872, BASF enjoys the support of more than 7,500 individuals, law firms, corporate legal departments, and law schools. BASF provides a collective voice for public advocacy, advances professional growth and education, and attempts to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, and respect in the practice of law.