Board of Directors
Patrick Caulder has worked in the construction industry for 45 years. He is the Senior Operations Manager for ISEC. Inc. and has been with the company for over 25 years.
Mr. Caulder is Co-Founder of Caulder Lamm Alliance for Children. He is father to four children, step-father to two children, and has nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is married to Mary Gimenez-Caulder and resides in San Pedro, CA.
Kevin Herrera is employed as a ILWU Marine Clerk, Local 63 and is also an entrepreneur owning and partnering on several business ventures. Kevin is an avid Musician and has been playing drums semi professionally for over 50 years. He currently plays with several local area bands including the “Garage Doors” Doors Tribute band and The 4-Fingers Rock Band.
Kevin‘s passion is to help empower others by assisting them in gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a better future for themselves and their loved ones. Kevin Herrera was born and raised in San Pedro, CA. He now resides in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA with his wife, Antonina and together they have two adult children, Brittany and Kory Herrera.
Charlene Ibarra Peery
Chief Financial Officer
Charlene Ibarra Peery is a real estate agent with West Shores Realty. She is also a member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Local 13 and works as a casual. Ms. Ibarra Peery is a former 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 married with two children and lives with her family in San Pedro, CA.
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.
Helen "Hong" Barrett
Helen “Hong” Barrett is co-owner of Stanley’s Fine Jewelers. Hong is kind-hearted and compassionate about children in need.
Hong is married to Stanley Barrett, a mother of one, and a longtime resident of San Pedro, CA.
Tania Lamm is 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.
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 over 30 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 nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is married to Patrick Caulder and resides in San Pedro, CA.