Meet the board

Mark Stevens
President

Mark has spent 25+ years in the Tech industry and has held numerous senior finance positions at companies such as Apple. He was on the Board of BUILD, which is focused on reducing high school dropout rates. He is currently the CFO at the Peninsula Open Space Trust in Palo Alto, which protects open spaces on the Peninsula and South Bay for the benefit of all. Mark has focused on Board organization and performance, the relationship between JSC and the Academy and seeking sponsorships.

Alicia Higareda
Vice President

Alicia has been a part of the Juventus family for over 12 years managing various teams and contributing to many JSC events. Her professional experience includes working as a Medical Coordinator and at a Patent, Trademark and Copyrights law firm. Alicia has developed and conducted new manager trainings, holds monthly manager meetings and works to improve overall communication between managers, coaches, teams and the club.

Eric Normington
Treasurer

Eric’s personal and professional experience has been focused on empowering the youth to be difference makers in the world. He hopes to continue to bring his passion to make positive, long-lasting, meaningful change in the world to the Juventus community. Eric has brought all financial records up to date, managed an IRS audit, established many financial policies and has created a payment processing structure to ensure timely and accurate recording of registration payments.

Lara Poncia
Secretary

Lara’s background consists of operational roles in finance, business administration and human resources. Her daughter has played with Juventus for six years and Lara wanted to join the board to be part of the initiative to improve the girl’s program.

Stefano Baldassi
Member At Large

Stefano is a Human Performance Researcher both in academia and the tech industry. His major contribution since he joined the board is to land strategic alliances with world-class partners. He is very excited for what’s coming on March 26th.

Rosy Arambula
Member At Large

Rosy is the club’s longest standing board member. She has been a part of Juventus for ten years and has served on the Board for seven as both Vice-President and Member At-Large. Just some of the ways Rosy has supported the JSC community is by running the monthly in-person payments as well as coordinating volunteers for all fields for of each the Juventus tournaments.

Tony Bruno
Member At Large

Tony’s family became a part of the Juventus Community about six years ago when his two daughters wanted to play more soccer. Tony has become more involved by managing his daughter’s teams and becoming a member of the Board of Directors. His main goal has been to improve the girl’s program. Tony established a Girl’s Program Committee to gain direct feedback from our members and is currently working on finalizing initiatives such as seminars and college tours.