11/1/2018 Oakmont Golf Club


For this year’s upcoming OGC Board election, there are two positions open, and two candidates are running. (The Board recently approved a limited slate since the club bylaws require a minimum of two candidates for each available position). The two candidates are Susan Chauncy and Joel Feldman. The following are summaries of the two candidates’ resumes.

Susan Chauncy grew-up in Santa Clara and studied psychology at San Jose State (BA) and UC Irvine (graduate program). From 1976 to 2005 she worked for Dean Witter as an investment advisor, and, from 2005 to 2010, she worked as a commercial real estate agent in Reno. From 2010 to 2016, she served as COO and CEO of InsideValuation LLC, where she provided real estate valuation services to banks, hedge funds and government entities. Primary roles included product and business development and process and people management. She successfully identified a buyer and negotiated a sale of the company. Susan serves on the OGC Finance Committee and the Steering Committee for InvestOak. She joined the OGC and TOWGS in November 2016.

Joel Feldman and his wife Maureen have been residents of Sonoma County for 38 years; four years in Oakmont. For 40 years, Joel served as President and Chief Operations Officer of Byer California, a multi-million dollar design, manufacturing and distribution company. Responsibilities included managing domestic and foreign productions, logistics, shipping, personnel, strategic planning, and IT. Joel is very active in the community and is a member of the following organizations: Oakmont Golf Club; Board Member 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa; Contributing Emeritus Trustee of Sonoma County Day School; Glenellen / Kenwood Rotary; Curator and Baseball Advisory Board Member of Cooperstown S.F.; Member of American Apparel and Footwear Association for eight years; member of Voluntary Interindustry Commerce and Standards Association for twenty years; works directly with Giants Enterprises for funding the Giants Community Fund.

In lieu of the traditional Candidates Night, a casual wine and cheese event will be held at the Quail Inn on November 15 starting at 5pm, where Susan and Joel will speak and answer questions. Cost: $5 per member.


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