Board Members

Our dedicated Racing Hearts Board members.

Christy Augustine

Christy is currently the Chief Customer Officer of BloomReach and previously was a manager and consultant at Bain & Co. She has a proven track record in growth strategy and operational improvement.  Christy received her MBA from the Harvard Business School.  Personally, she is passionate about heart safety for everyone.  Christy joined the Racing Hearts Board of Directors in 2016.

Chase Behringer

Chase Behringer is the Founder of CMB Advisors, a boutique consulting firm serving mission-driven organization.  Previously, she was a management consultant at The Bridgespan Group and a member of the management team at Samahope, an award-winning social enterprise acquired by Johnson & Johnson. Chase is passionate about the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology and social good. She joined the Racing Hearts Board of Directors in 2017. 

Lisa Bernard - Treasurer

Lisa is a former Marketing Director, Corporate Auditor and Stock Broker within Charles Schwab & Co.  Lisa is also currently the Racing Hearts Treasurer and the Racing Hearts - Santa Clara County Wide AED program coordinator.   Lisa joined the Racing Hearts Board of Directors in 2015.

Cindy J. Chang MD

Cindy is currently an Associate Clinical Professor & Sports Medicine physician at UCSF Orthopaedic Institute and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.  She is the former Head Team Physician for UC-Berkeley, and Past President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.  Cindy served as Chief Medical Officer and was responsible for medical care of Team USA at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics and 2012 London Olympics.  Cindy joined the Racing Hearts Board of Directors in 2014. 

Anne Warner Cribbs

Anne Warner Cribbs is the President/CEO of Cribbs & Co. and the CEO of Bay Area Sports Organization Committee (BOSOC).  She won gold as a 14 year old swimmer at the 1959 Pan American Games and competed at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games.  Anne Cribb's professional career has been dedicated to serving sport and the community.  She is the receipient of the City of Palo Alto's Tall Tree Award, Athena Award, Bay Area Legacy Award and was inducted into the San Francisco Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2016. We are thrilled to welcome Anne as a Racing Hearts Board Member as of 2017.  

Jon Goldman - Secretary

Jon is currently Partner of Premier Properties Commercial Real Estate. He is a highly experienced manager in real estate within leasing, sales, construction, development, property management and financial analysis. He was a leadership Palo Alto fellow and is passionate about advising high impact community nonprofits.  Jon joined the Racing Hearts Board of Directors in 2014. 

Stephanie Martinson - Founder/President

Stephanie was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ("an enlarged heart") at age 23 after experiencing an aborted Sudden Cardiac Arrest while climbing up Yosemite's Half Dome. In addition to being the founder of Racing Hearts, Stephanie is a Speech Pathologist at the Palo Alto Veteran Affairs Hospital, and has been a medical contributor to research findings relative to Traumatic Brain Injuries. Stephanie is also the Project Director of the Santa Clara County Wide AED program and oversees all Racing Hearts operations.  

Shari Schoenfeld Meyers

Shari is an expert in Marketing and Graphic Communications.   She is the former Communication Program Manager at McAfee and Intel with expertise in brand development, product launches, and creative design and development. Shari joined the Racing Hearts Board of Directors in 2012. 

We are grateful to the following past board members for their service and ongoing support of Racing Hearts:

Maryann Berkowitz, Apple - Global Marketing

Heidi Salisbury, Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

Dennis Burns, Former Palo Alto Police Chief

Annette Glanckopf, Emergency Preparedness Expert

Diane Claerbout: Stanford University, Independent Researcher

Leslie Dorosin: Co-Executive Director at Grove Foundation 

Laila Craveiro, Clinical Translational Research, Stanford University - School of Medicine

Lisa Gani, Stanford University, 1980 Olympian

Renee Stack Hofer, Manager of Small Business Enterprises

Nadia Naik, Cofounder of California Advocating Responsible Rail Design

Alison Pena, Former Stanford University Fire Marshal

Wendy Akers-Ghose, Former President CA Sixth District PTA

Jose Chavez, Fire Captain at San Jose, Co-Chair of Bay Area Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association

Jennifer Collins-Swayne, Roseville Tax & Accounting