Board of Directors

Anneli Meyer KornPresident

Anneli Meyer Korn has been a Bay Area resident since 1982. Originally a nurse, she became a software technical writer, working for companies such as Motorola and Sybase. Anneli has an adult son with Asperger’s. Anneli and her husband, who specializes in making technology accessible to people with disabilities, own and manage rental properties in the Bay Area, successfully creating ADA compliant living spaces and affordable housing through Section 8 rentals. Anneli joined the Clausen House Board of Directors in May, 2015.

Gordon RogersImmediate Past President & Chief Financial Officer

Gordon Rogers has lived and worked on three continents over a 30+ year career in international business. Gordon has served as Chief Financial Officer or senior executive in a number of life sciences companies ranging from small pre-IPO startups to major multinational companies. Gordon has also been a consultant for a number of companies in leadership positions, developing and executing operating strategies and raising capital.  Gordon first became interested in issues involving adults with Developmental Disabilities when working with a company whose vendor is one of the country’s largest employers of this population.  Gordon joined the Clausen House Board in 2014, finding the Clausen House mission compelling and looking forward to facilitating Clausen House’s continued contribution to the betterment of the community-at-large through its support of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Tiffany TaylorVice President

More information coming soon.

Roger B. EliassenSecretary

Roger Eliassen was a school mate of Ed Clausen, knew the Clausen family and of their involvement with Clausen House.  An accomplished attorney, Roger joined the Clausen House Board in 2013 and has served on its Program and Development Committees.

Robert CarloniDirector

Bob Carloni is proud to be serving once again on Clausen House’s Board of Directors. He previously served from 2009 through 2016 and held the offices of Secretary, Vice President and President. He currently chairs the Strategic Planning Committee. Bob is a retired chemical engineer, and worked for thirty seven years at a local petroleum refinery. He and his wife Linda have lived in the Bay Area since 1975, and presently reside in Alameda. They are avid birders. Bob is better known around Clausen House as “Gus’ brother”; his younger brother Gus has been a client at the Adult Education program and the Vernon Residence since mid-2009. Bob is especially interested in maintaining the long-term health of Clausen House, and in maintaining good governance by the Board.

Dr. Edwin ClausenDirector

Edwin Clausen is proud to serve on the Board. He is the son of the founders of Clausen House, Shirley and Edwin Clausen. He retired as President of Daemen College in Buffalo, New York and from a 35-year career in academia. Ed has served on many boards, as well as some in the for-profit world. Ed brings years of administrative and fundraising experience to the Board and a long history of working with individuals with intellectual and developmental challenges. His sister Ann was a 20-year resident of Clausen House. As a member of the Board, Ed hopes to facilitate the continued focus on those served by Clausen House’s programs and to maintain the organization’s history of caring, compassion and commitment, while also strengthening its financial well being long into the future. 

Yale KofmanDirector

More information coming soon.

Deborah SchweizerDirector

Deborah is a trial lawyer who has spent the majority of her legal career representing individuals who have been harmed by corporate greed, malfeasance and negligence. Deborah has been connected to Clausen House through her family member who has been a client for more than thirty years.  Deborah has seen the wonderful work Clausen House does up close and personal through the achievement of her relative and the other clients at Clausen House that she has gotten to know over the years.  Deborah enjoys volunteering for Clausen House and helping it continue it’s important mission.  Deborah previously served on the Clausen House Board of Directors on multiple committees including Programs, Development, Strategic Planning and the Executive Committee as both President and Past-President.  Deborah feels honored to rejoin the Board in 2016 to help Clausen House carry on its vital work.

The Reverend Mauricio Wilson is the Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Oakland. He joined Clausen House’s Board of Directors in December 2010.

Advisory Council

Robert L. Hobson Susan Malick Peter Reinke The Rev. Richard Schaper