Santa Clara Artistic Swimming is a non profit club focused on encourage interest in and advancing excellence in Artistic Swimming formally known as Synchronized Swimming.
Directors of the Board
Responsibilities: Communication, newsletters, marketing
Jeanne is a proud mother of a Santa Clara Artistic Swimming member in the 13-15 program. She is a Legal Operations Manager at Hewlett Packard. She has an extensive background in finance, communications, and Business Operations has enabled her to add value to the Santa Clara Artistic Swimming Board. I enjoy spending quality time with my family and the little things in life.
Pernilla Quarfordt is the mother of two Santa Clara Artistic Swimming members, one in the 11-12 program and one in the 13-15 program. She has a research background in Human-Computer Interaction. She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science. She has long experience of non-profit organizations in various capacities. Before joining the board, Pernilla helped to implement Santa Clara Artistic Swimming’s new web presence. She strongly believes that good communication with current and future families and swimmers will make Santa Clara Artistic Swimming stronger.
Mingming Liu is the mother of a Santa Clara Artistic Swimming member in the 11-12 program. She is an attorney, has over 18 years of experience, and held management positions at fortune 100 company and public accounting firms. Mingming enjoys spending time with her family and using her professional background to contribute to the Santa Clara Artistic Swimming’s Board.
Director at large
Responsibilities: Chair of Audit Committee
Yong Zhu is the father of a Santa Clara Artistic Swimming member in the 10&Under program. He held various management positions in research, manufacturing, outsourcing, and business development in biotech industry. He helped the company in new product launch and established global outsourcing networks. Yong holds a PhD in Biochemistry and an MBA in Finance and Strategy.
Heather Dal Cielo
Director at Large
Heather Dal Cielo (Dirven) is a proud mother of a Santa Clara Artistic Swimming member in the 13-15 program. She has nearly 20 years experience in Human Resources with extensive background in Employee Relations; she has worked at Abbott for over 18 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children in her spare time and plans to support the Santa Clara Artistic Swimming’s board through further strengthening its goals and mission.
Past Directors of the Board
We are deeply thankful of our past Directors of the Board for their service to Santa Clara Artistic Swimming. List includes past board members since 2018.
- David Kwan, Treasurer, 2017-2018
- Jifei Song, Director at large, 2017-2020
- Thelma Floresca Ticzon, Director at Large, 2016-2018