Board of Directors

At YCCA, our commitment to excellence is steered by a diverse and dedicated Board of Directors. Our board members bring a wealth of experience and perspectives, guiding our organization towards its mission with wisdom and passion. Meet the individuals who lead the way in shaping a brighter future for our community.

Meet the Board

Union Pacific Railroad

Francisco Castillo

Board Chair

Francisco Castillo is Director, State Government Relations for Diageo North America (NYSE: DEO), a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits and beer. In his role, he is responsible for managing Diageo’s state legislative strategy for 12 western states.

 

Prior to joining Diageo, Francisco served as Senior Director, Public Affairs for Union Pacific Railroad, where he led the company’s legislative advocacy efforts and community relations activities in California and Nevada. He joined UPRR in January 2015 as Director of Corporate Relations and Media, where was responsible for developing, planning and implementing external communications strategies that advanced the company’s business goals.

 

Francisco has a wealth of political and policy experience having served in senior roles for then-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, First Lady Maria Shriver, and again for Newsom in the Lieutenant Governor’s Office.

 

He is an active community member and volunteers his time serving on several boards including Equality California, The California Museum, Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Sacramento Covered. Francisco is a 2018 Fellow of the American Leadership Forum and recognized as one of the 2018 Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 under 40. In 2021, Sacramento Magazine named him one of Sacramento 100 notable business leaders. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Francisco State University.

Guild Mortgage

Troy Bird

Vice Chair

Hawkins Home Loans Inc.

Lori Hawkins

Treasurer

Sutter Health

Angelika Corchado

Board Member

Angelika has proudly worked for Sutter Health since 2004 and is a Community Health Manager for the External Affairs department in the Greater Sacramento Market, where she is responsible for managing community partnerships in Yolo, Amador, Yuba, and Sutter counties.

 

Her previous work experience includes managing Sutter Health Valley Area’s sponsorship process, employee volunteer campaigns, community benefit reporting and budgets. In her current role, Angelika helps implement and manage multiple community benefit programs, some of which have been adopted as best practices across Sutter’s footprint, such as the award-winning children wellness program, Fit Quest. In addition, she has fostered the growth of many community partnerships and created strategic investments designed to address priority health needs for vulnerable populations, including lack of access to primary, preventive, and mental health care for the underserved, food insecurity, issues related to homelessness, and gaps in wellness and education for children and families.

 

Currently, Angelika is a board member of Yolo County Children’s Alliance and Yuba Sutter Healthcare Council. In 2014 she was awarded a lifetime membership to the Inspire Giving Committee in recognition of her commitment to serving the community. She is also an active participant in various healthcare collaboratives across Yuba, Sutter, Yolo and Amador counties.

 

She earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from University of Phoenix and is a 2014 Graduate of Leadership Sacramento.

Waste Management

Kayla Rodriguez

Board Member

2021 Backpack Giveaway Day

Hear from our Board Chair, Francisco Castillo, about YCCA’s 6th Annual Backpack Giveaway Event and the importance of it to our community YCCA's Backpack Giveaway program supports hundreds of students...

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