Hannah is a Marketing and Communications Executive with specialties in strategy, digital marketing, and e-commerce. She first became a communicator as a rodeo queen, where she served as a public spokeswoman, then created a statewide fundraiser before graduating high school. Since then, she’s applied her tenacity and extensive marketing knowledge to a myriad of projects in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Hannah has an M.B.A with a focus in Marketing and a B.A. in Communications from CSU East Bay.
Ariana is the Assistant Coordinator at the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture, a partnership working to protect, restore, increase, and enhance wetland habitats throughout the San Francisco Bay Area to benefit birds, fish, and other wildlife. Prior to her current role, Ariana worked for several federal government agencies, including the Peace Corps in Ecuador and numerous environmental nonprofits. Ariana earned her BA from Harvard College in Environmental Science and Public Policy and her MS from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a focus on Ecology. Ariana is co-President of the Mt. Diablo Audubon Society. She and her husband live in Pleasant Hill with their two young sons, and she hopes her boys will share her love of Hamilton, musicals, movies, dancing and climbing.
At the California Complete Count - Census 2020, Dayanna is an appointed Public Information Officer for external affairs and media relations. Previously, she worked at The California Endowment where she worked on health equity issues. These included implementation of the Affordable Care Act, civic engagement, and community empowerment. Dayanna received her MA in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco, and her BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Dayanna and her fiancé live in Concord with their adorable dog, Woody. Together they enjoy hikes throughout Mount Diablo, camping, fishing, and wine tasting!
Kelly Clancy has over ten years of experience in civic affairs. Recently, she became the Deputy City Clerk at the City of San Leandro. Before this role, she served in the Town of Moraga. There, she supported activities such as emergency preparation and training, code enforcement, and general town operations. Interfacing with residents, municipal leaders, law enforcement, and other community members has earned her a broad-spectrum perspective on civil topics.
Born and raised in San Ramon, Kelly's interest in the equality of life and welfare of Contra Costa County residents comes from her local roots. She frequently volunteers with organizations benefitting our communities, especially the marginalized and underserved. These include the Contra Costa County Food Bank and Relay for Life. She is proud to be a representing voice for women in Contra Costa County with the Commission for Women & Girls.
Phyllis Gordon has served on the commission since 1994 and has been the Chair, Vice Chair, and filled many other leadership roles. She came to the commission because of her passion for women's causes. In particular, issues surrounding all forms of violence against women. Over the years, her drive has grown to encompass issues around women's equality in all aspects. This includes home, workplace, health and pay equity, and more. Outside of the commission she is also an active member of Soroptimist International. Currently, she is President of STS Academy, a non-profit serving after school and summer programs for the City of Pittsburg.
Phyllis' extensive list of leadership roles includes:
Founding member of the Contra Costa County Women’s Hall of Fame
Past Northern California Representative ACCW( Association of California Commissions for Women)
Current Vice President of the ACCW
Member, Board of Directors, NACW (National Association of Commissions for Women)
On the NACW Fundraising Committee
Co-chair of the 2020 NACW National Conference Planning Team
Co-Chaired the NACW Conference 2013
Community Advisory Commissioner for the City of Pittsburg for 14 years
Past President of the Board of Directors of Community Violence Solutions