Board of Directors

2018 Officers

  • President: Cathy Nessier
  • Vice-President: Gayle Youlden
  • Treasurer: Sara Jungroth
  • Recording Secretary: Connie Clark
  • Corresponding Secretary: Susan Bloom


Cathy Nessier is the 2018 President of the Gatepath Auxiliary to Gatepath. Cathy has extensive experience working with nonprofits, having served as the Director for the CALL Primrose Center in Burlingame, President of the Board of Directors for Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and various Board positions with the Child Care Coordinating Council, Recording for Blind and Dyslexic (now known as Learning Ally), the PARCA Auxiliary, and the San Francisco Junior League.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from San Francisco State University and resides with her family in San Mateo. Cathy enjoys gardening, painting, walking and spending time with her grandchildren.

Cathy appreciates the Gatepath Auxiliary for the “hands on” experience in volunteering it has provided to her. She also enjoys the opportunity to be a part of such a strong organization that provides services spanning an individual’s lifetime, serving both children and adults.

2016 Committee Chairs


Elaine Cohen

Madalyn Fitzpatrick


Holiday Party

Connie Clark

Candy Nagare

Bev Stowell



Mary Lee Delehanty

Jazz Concert

Louise Agardy

Marie Pease

Gayle Youlden



Vivian Salama


Past President

Roxie Folsom

Provisional Membership

Susan Bloom

Betsy Grotte


Public Relations

Diana Linden



Summer Picnic

Susan Desautels

Sue Schellenberg

Beth Straccia