Officers and Board of Directors

Officers

kathy_ochenrider Kathy Ochenrider, President
Kathy is originally from Tennessee. She started flying with United in 1972. She’s been based in Chicago since 1976 and has been a volunteer with The CAUSE foundation® since 1997. In March of 2003, Kathy became President of The CAUSE Foundation®.
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judee_beyer Judee Beyer, Vice President
Judee is originally from the Los Angeles area. She started flying with United in 1976. She is now based in JFK. She’s been a volunteer with The CAUSE Foundation® since 1996. In March of 2003 she became their first Chief Information Officer and in October of 2004, she became Vice President of The CAUSE Foundation®.
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Patrice Pineda, Secretary
Patrice is originally from the Los Angeles area. She began her flying career with United in 1979. Her bases have included SFO and Den. She has been based in LAX since 1990. Patrice has been a volunteer and LAX Representative since 2005.
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denise_brode Denise Brode, Treasurer
Denise began flying with United in 1972 and retired in 2008.  She has been with The CAUSE foundation® since 1997 and became the treasurer in 2003.
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Lisa Dow, Chief Information Officers

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bevvanzandt Bev Van Zandt, Staff Administrator
Bev graduated from UCLA. She worked for Consumer Credit Counseling Service as their Internal Accounting Director until March of 1999, when she became the first (and only) paid employee of The CAUSE Foundation®.

monica_leonard Monica Leonard, Founder/Advisor
Monica started The CAUSE Foundation® in 1994. Although she retired in 2002, she has stayed on in an advisory role.

Board of Directors

Sally Brosonski – EWR
Cynthia Kurowski – ORD
Mary Marshall – LAX/SFO
Debra Trainer – SFO/SEA