Board of Directors

Patrick Caulder

Patrick Caulder

Chair

Patrick Caulder is Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder of Caulder Lamm Alliance for Children (CLA). Mr. Caulder has worked in the construction industry for over 40 years. He is the Senior Operations Manager for ISEC. Inc. and has been with the company for over 20 years. He is father to four children, step-father to two children, and has eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is married to Mary Gimenez-Caulder and resides in San Pedro, CA.

Tania Lamm-Hochreiter

Tania Lamm-Hochreiter

Vice-Chair

Tania Lamm is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, as well as a founding Board member of Caulder Lamm Alliance. She is owner of “Flowers by Tania” and a floral designer. Ms. Lamm-Hochreiter is also an accomplished artist. Her artwork has been sold worldwide and is on display at various venues throughout Long Beach and San Pedro, CA. She has participated in fundraising events for political officials as well as numerous nonprofit organizations, and Children’s Day events which encourage different art mediums for children to learn and grow.

Additionally, Ms. Lamm-Hochreiter has lead numerous Earth Day celebrations demonstrating recycled art and walkway gardens. Ms. Lamm-Hochreiter lives in San Pedro, CA with her husband Robert and has a daughter Meggan. She is daughter of Mary Gimenez-Caulder and the late David Lamm and stepdaughter to Pat Caulder. Ms. Lamm-Hochreiter is pleased to serve on the Board, especially to honor the memory of her brother, Manuel J. Lamm.

Charlene Ibarra Peery

Charlene Ibarra Peery

Chief Financial Officer

Charlene Ibarra Peery is with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and formerly was an Insurance Account Manager with Dental Health Services in Long Beach, CA. She is proficient in business development, negotiations, and strategic planning. Ms. Ibarra Peery is also a Licensed Resident Insurance Producer with the California Department of Insurance. She is married with two children and lives with her family in San Pedro, CA.

Nicole Ford

Nicole Ford

Corporate Secretary

Nicole Ford is our nonprofit’s Corporate Secretary. Ms. Ford is a Producer/Casting Director with Viacom/MTV. She is also a former intern with National Geographic, as well as a freelance photographer for numerous news sources and has traveled the United States extensively. Ms. Ford’s passion is helping children, especially in the arts. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and majored in Psychology. Ms. Ford lives in San Pedro, CA with her family.

Ron Carter

Ron Carter

Board Member

Ron Carter is a Football/Track coach at San Pedro High School, He is also the Owner/Trainer at RoMe Total Fitness, a Certified Personal Trainer, as well as a Corrective Exercise Specialist/Exercise Therapist with San Pedro Pain & Wellness. He lives in San Pedro, CA and has three children Devin, Demme, and Dylen.

Mary Gimenez-Caulder

Mary Gimenez-Caulder

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mary L. Gimenez-Caulder is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Caulder Lamm Alliance for Children. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive with more than 25 years of experience in organizing and leading nonprofit organizations. She was involved in theater arts as a young adult and is also an artist. Mrs. Gimenez-Caulder is the mother of two children, (Tania & Manuel), step-mother to four children (Stephanie, Geoff, Craig, Lindsay), and has eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She is married to Patrick Caulder and resides in San Pedro, CA.