Board of Directors
Alan Hostrup
Jock Ebner
Joan Riboli
T. Christopher Martin
Bruce Haines, Ph.D.
Karen Osborne, J.D.
LuAnn Yocky
Alan Hostrup, Chair
President & CEO of YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles

Alan C. Hostrup is the President & CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, the region's oldest and largest non-profit organization serving youth and family. His service area includes 26 community Y’s, 3,000 staff, 5,000 volunteers and 3 camps which serve 500,000 individuals annually.  Alan's personal interest in international work and his lifetime commitment to work towards a more civil and inclusive society led him to join the Institute as a member of the board of directors in 2002 and as board chair in 2005. He has three grown daughters and one granddaughter.

Jock Ebner, Vice Chair
President of Morlin Asset Management, LP

Jock Ebner is President of Morlin Asset Management, LP, a regional commercial real estate property management and leasing company. As a specialist in the management of multi-story office buildings, emergency response, including the well-being of emergency first responders is vital to the operation of the buildings and customers Morlin serves. Over the years, Jock has been active in local communities as a coach in youth soccer and baseball organizations.

Joan Riboli, Secretary
Chief Financial Officer, Retired of San Antonio Winery

Joan Riboli is retired CFO of The San Antonio Winery, the oldest and last remaining winery in Los Angeles. She remains active in the family business, also serving on several advisory councils for the Headington Institute. An experienced nonprofit volunteer, Joan was Commissioner of Soccer, AYSO, in South Pasadena, overseeing numerous programs and regional volunteers.  A commitment to "helping those who help others" led her to join the board of directors in 2011. A new business venture and enjoyment of family and granddaughters continue to keep her busy.

T. Christopher Martin, Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer of Direct Access Capital, LLC

Christopher Martin is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Direct Access Capital, a Dallas-based specialty finance firm. He has spent the last 13 years in alternative investments and is passionate about finding and pursuing the best risk-adjusted returns in the private credit markets. Christopher believes strongly in the Institute's mission of equipping humanitarian relief workers and emergency first responders with the tools to flourish in the midst of a crisis. Apart from the investment world, Christopher enjoys flying, tennis, and blues music.

Bruce Haines, Ph.D.
Principal Research Technologist of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Bruce Haines has over 25 years' experience as a Research Technologist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and is recipient of the NASA Exceptional Service Medal (2014) and Tycho Brahe Award (2014). A specialist in remote-sensing technologies used by NASA, he understands how these technologies can be used to inform the urgent missions of humanitarian aid workers and global emergency responders. A growing recognition of this connection drew Bruce to join the Institute as a member of the board of directors in 2011. Bruce enjoys biking, trumpeting, skiing and spending time with his family. 

Karen Osborne, J.D.
Deputy Public Defender of Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office

Karen Osborne works as an attorney in the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office.   As an advocate within the criminal justice system, Karen understands the effects of secondary trauma on those assisting communities in distress.  As a member of the board of directors, she remains deeply committed to strengthening the stress management skills and resilience training of international and domestic personnel.   In addition to her legal career, Karen also works as a voice-over artist providing vocal recordings for television, radio and other projects.  Karen enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, reading and all things musical.

LuAnn Yocky
Senior National Director, Transformational Engagement, Retired of World Vision United States

LuAnn Yocky is retired National Executive Director for World Vision U.S.  She worked in the philanthropy division for over 35 years, serving individual and church donors.  In this role, she led trips throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America to allow project partners to witness, firsthand, the impact of their humanitarian support.  Such projects included water, sanitation and hygiene, child protection and emergency relief.  Her unique understanding of humanitarian challenges and expertise in philanthropy led her to join the board of directors in 2015. She remains involved with World Vision as a volunteer and is a charter member of the Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision.

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