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Meet the Board 

Michael Weinhauer



  • Successfully implemented RPPP on E 4th Avenue

  • Board member and Block Captain 2016

  • Occupation: Analytics Consulting and Sales

  • Interests: Triathlon, Outdoors, Traveling, Food, Wine, and Parenting

    Benjamin Portusach



    • Current CEO of financial technology startup

    • Former CEO & founder of Option Admin (acquired) 

    • Experience financial software & technology executive 

    • Former big 4 CPA

    • BS Finance Santa Clara University

    • Born & Raised in San Mateo, CA

    • Interests: Hiking, biking, snowboarding, home remodeling & raising 3 kids.



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    Maurine Killough


    • Maurine Killough moved to Central Neighborhood in 1996 when she and her late husband, Daniel Swetlik, married. She has been involved in CNA on many levels over the years and now rejoins the board. Professionally Maurine has a coaching practice for clients seeking personal transformation, is an Administrator for several nonprofits, and manages vacation rental/AIRBNB bookings for properties. She and Rosie, her lab mix, live on 4th Avenue between Fremont and Grant. You may see them walking in the neighborhood quite often!

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      James Wang


      • Director of Sales Strategy at Twilio

      • Prior experience in management consulting & corporate strategy for Fortune 500 companies

      • BA & MBA from Northwestern University

      • Grew up in Chicago, moved to the Bay Area in 2017

      • Central Neighborhood homeowner since 2018

      • Proud father of Adrienne and Cameron

      • Interests: Exploring the CA outdoors, personal finance & investing, philosophy

      Laurie Watanuki

      Special Advisor

      • Public Works Commissioner - City of San Mateo

      • Co-Founder of Central Neighborhood Association

      • Completed San Mateo City Services Academy

      • Born and raised in San Mateo

      • Completed City of San Mateo Leadership Program

      • Occupation: Property Manager - Real Estate

      • Interests:  Hiking, skiing, traveling, exploring different restaurants, exercising

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