Judith T. Muñoz, Chair
Judith T. Muñoz has more than 30 years executive-level experience, having retired from The Scripps Research Institute as its Vice President responsible for the departments Human Resources, Counseling and Psychological Services, Career and Postdoctoral Services, and the International Office. She served as a member of the San Diego Humane Society’s Board of Trustees from 1996 to 2009, its Chair for seven years, and most recently as the interim president.
Dr. Muñoz received her Doctorate in Leadership Studies with an emphasis in Organizational Development from the University of San Diego and her Masters in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon in Eugene.
Frank Belock, Jr., Vice Chair/Secretary
Frank Belock, Jr. most recently served as Deputy General Manager of the Water Authority from August 2007 until June 2016. Before joining the Water Authority, Mr. Belock was employed by the Parsons Corporation serving in the capacity of Area Manager for the San Diego office. Mr. Belock is a California registered professional civil engineer. Prior to his employment with Parsons, he served as Water Department Director, Director of Engineering and Capital Projects, and Deputy City Manager for the City of San Diego. Mr. Belock received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont and his Master of Public Administration from San Diego State University.
Betsy Morris, Director
Betsy Morris is a highly accomplished leader and expert in housing programs and urban public policy. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of the San Diego Housing Commission, she was known for her policy leadership as well as relationship building and appropriate risk taking to achieve far-reaching goals. Betsy was responsible for managing an innovative, multifaceted housing agency with a budget in excess of $250 million and 245 employees. She designed and implemented a groundbreaking approach to conventional public housing, leveraging cash flow to finance additional affordable housing while enhancing the agency’s financial stability. Under her leadership, Housing Commission programs have garnered dozens of awards for creativity and effectiveness, including development of a new office building in a mixed use, transit oriented complex. Throughout her career she has served as an officer and board member for numerous professional and community organizations.
Betsy graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and has completed Masters course work in Urban Planning.
Dean Colli, Ed.D., Director
Dean Colli, Ed.D., has had a long and distinguished 35-year career in the California Community College system. He served most recently as the Interim President of Grossmont College, and retired from that post in July 2007. Dr. Colli’s broad based experience has also included Vice President Academic Affairs at Grossmont, and positions with Modesto Junior College in Modesto, Hartnell College in Salinas, and Columbia College in Columbia.
Since retirement, professional activities have led to his joining PPL, Inc. as partner and officer. PPL is a consulting firm specializing in executive search and selection services as well as placement of interim leaders and consultants, primarily for California community colleges.
Dr. Colli received his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of the Pacific in Stockton and his Master of Arts in Educational Supervision from the University of California in Santa Barbara.
Sommer Kehrli, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer
Sommer Kehrli is the Executive Director for The Centre for Organization Effectiveness. Her background includes leading large-scale change management and employee engagement efforts, facilitating executive retreats and teambuilding workshops, coaching leaders of all levels, designing training programs, conducting research on leadership competencies, and creating assessment instruments.
Sommer has experience in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. She has worked with local and state government, pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, healthcare organizations, and universities. Sommer worked at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California as the Director of Performance Improvement and as an Organization Development Consultant.
Sommer has a Ph.D. and Masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University. Sommer is a member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, American Society for Public Administration, and Organization Development Network. Sommer is also a fellow in the UCSF – Center for Health Professions Change Agent Program.