Jim is a full-time bridge teacher at clubs around the Bay Area as well as on cruise ships. He is a passionate advocate for youth bridge. He learned to play bridge in the student union at University of Wisconsin, so he remembers what it takes to get started as a player. Jim participates in bridge administration. He is a past president of SF Unit 506 and is the incoming president of District 21. He served as chairman of the SF Fall 2012 NABC.
Deborah is a very popular bridge teacher in San Francisco. She was the treasurer of the American Bridge Teacher’s Association for a number of years.
Lauren has served as CBE’s treasurer since the organization’s inception in 2007. Professionally she was the CFO at Silicon Valley Bank and a managing director at Bank of America. She is a gold life master.
Marion is a former President of ACBL District 21.She is the current President of the Western Conference consisting of Districts 17, 21 and 22. She loves teaching bridge at Lowell High School and before that at the Chinese American International School, and six of her students attended the Youth Bridge Tournament at the Chicago NABC in 2015.
Liz fell in love with Bridge soon after her friend introduced her to the game. Playing Bridge has been a wonderful way for Liz to meet new friends whenever she moved to a new city. She volunteered for several roles in international women’s clubs, and organized several social Bridge groups. Liz was an investment banker in London. Through the CBE, Liz has taught Bridge to kids at the Chinese American International School and Aptos Middle School.