Meet The Board

Kim Link (President) – Sonoma County born and raised, Kim currently works for Visit Santa Rosa, a marketing program of the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber, in the role of Sales and Services Manager. Before joining Visit Santa Rosa, Kim spent 18 years working in the financial industry at a large financial institution in San Francisco specializing in Trusts and Estates, and later for a locally owned bank. Over the course of her 25-year career Kim has shared her talents with many high-profile nonprofits. Growing up in Sonoma County and raising her now 26-year old daughter, Kim has spent countless hours enjoying Santa Rosa parks. She enjoys playing soccer and many of her fondest memories are of Sundays spent playing soccer at Galvin Park in Bennett Valley.

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William “Bill” Finkelstein (Treasurer and Past President) – has been a Sonoma County resident since 1992 and lives in Bennett Valley with his wife Mary Mack. Bill received a BS in Engineering and an MS in Computer Science from UCLA and retired from a career in High Tech and Financial Services in 2004. He’s a member of a number of local non-profit boards and is an avid cyclist and ride leader for the Santa Rosa Cycling Club. He can often be found enjoying our many city, regional, and state parks. His favorites include Howarth, Galvin, and Finley Parks and the Prince Memorial Greenway.

Alex CatonAlex Caton (Vice President and Secretary) – Beginning in the insurance industry at a young age in Allentown, PA, Alex started working in a small personal lines office quoting families in the community for automobile and homeowners insurance. He continued this role through college until he received his brokers license and went to work for a start-up independent agency and served as their sole sales producer.

With aspirations of getting into the commercial sector, Alex relocated to Santa Rosa, CA where he was hired by InterWest Insurance Services – one of the top 50 privately held brokerages in the country. His education continued when his company sent him to Hartford, CT to learn more about the commercial side of the industry – eventually earning his designation as a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS). Alex’s main focuses are construction, nonprofits and wineries.

Alex serves on the board for the Engineering Contractors Association and is a general member for the Active 20-30 Club of Santa Rosa where he thrives under his passion for non-profits.

Michele Rahmn (Board Member) – Michele has lived in Sonoma County since 1983 and moved to Coffey Park in 2011 with her husband Steve and 3 children. After the Tubbs Fire took her home, she was so moved by how the community came together to help one other, she wanted to give back to her community. Now she volunteers for Coffey Strong and Rebuild Northbay Foundation. She loves her community and is passionate about rebuilding a community that is connected, beautiful and safe for generations to come.Her and her family love spending time at Howarth Park and various neighborhood parks.

Toni Abraham (Board Member) – Toni works for Catholic Charities as the Children’s Resource Manager of Shelter and Housing Programs.  She has more than 20 years’ experience and education to support her work in the field of children’s services. She received a degree in Child Development and went on to study Administration of Juvenile Justice at Santa Rosa Junior College. The past 10 years she spent her time developing youth empowerment and leadership programs designed to help youth recover from trauma they experienced from homeless, foster care, incarceration, and/or gang involvement. During that time, she created several model programs like the Sunflower Community Garden, the Clean Slate Tattoo Removal Program, and GEM *Girls Empowerment Conference, for middle school and high school students. In her new role, she brings her skills and talents to Catholic Charities Housing and Shelter Department working to connect homeless parents with resources for childcare and other children’s resources. She is an active member of Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership, a Board Member of Julie Nations Foundation, a member of the ACE’s Connection.