Established in 1993, the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District created the LARPD Foundation, an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The LARPD Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees who generously donate their time, expertise, and passionate advocacy of the importance in having a strong Parks and Recreation presence within our community. The Foundation's mission is to initiate, receive, and collect donations to provide services, programs, and facilities to those who could not otherwise afford to participate or have the opportunity to learn, play and explore in a healthy environment.
The Foundation is seeking committed new members. If you want to learn more, please send an email to Steve Goodman at email@example.com. If you are interested in applying please complete this application and return it to: LARPD Foundation, PO Box 3403, Livermore, CA 94551.
Steve Goodman has been a Livermore resident for over 60 years. Steve attended Livermore Schools from K-12 and is a former LARPD employee and Board member. Steve is now retired and enjoys being a grandpa, volunteering and fishing.
Evan Branning is a local activist and loves the outdoors. He enjoys hiking, biking and other outdoor activities. Among other activities, Evan currently serves on the LARPD Foundation, the City Human Services Commission and the County Public Health Commission. His main focus is to improve access and utilization of open spaces and parks. He believes everyone should get a chance to enjoy Livermore's beautiful scenery and amazing activities.
Greg Davis has been a Livermore resident since 1972. He retired from LLNL after 35 years of service. Greg regularly enjoys many aspects for LARPD facilities with biking, hiking, and volunteer work for the Open Space group. In 2018, Greg is the Treasurer for the LARPD Foundation Board.
Foundation Board Member
Dominique Martinez is a Livermore resident who grew up in the Bay Area. She has an MBA in business marketing and enjoys being involved in initiatives and projects that benefit the community. For fun, she loves engaging in the wonderful city amenities and events with her husband and dog.
Foundation Board Member
David Wetherall is a Livermore Resident and has lived in the Tri-Valley since 1977. He retired from LLNL after 31 years of service and previously served in the Air Force from 1968–1972. David has a passion for philanthropy and has volunteered with the Special Olympics, Cancer Society, Taylor Foundation and the Veteran Hospital. He enjoys being with family, hiking, biking, fishing, creating art, and time spent at Sycamore Grove.
Maryalice Summers Faltings
Maryalice Faltings was first elected to the LARPD Board of Directors in 1994. She volunteers at various Livermore Area Recreation and Park District events, has taught a performing class for the Extended Student Services program, is a parks user and takes classes with the District. Maryalice is now retired from a background in parks and recreation, historic preservation and church administration. She enjoys history, theater, traveling and reading. Maryalice has been a Livemore resident since 1992.
As a fundraising entity, with the sole purpose of providing recreation programs and services to our community members, the Foundation actively seeks donations and volunteers to help support the District. Your generous donation is a meaningful investment and has an everlasting positive impact on our programs and services. Financial donations are made payable to LARPD Foundation, and may be mailed to P.O. Box 3403, Livermore, California 94551.
Are you interested in making a donation or purchasing a memorial item to commemorate a loved one? The LARPD Foundation offers several memorial purchase options and accepts donations to continue their mission to provide services, programs, and facilities to those who could not otherwise afford to participate or have the opportunity to learn, play and explore in a healthy environment. If you are interested in purchasing a memorial or commemorative item, please contact Sandra Kaya by phone at (925) 373-5786 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org