PDS Board of Directors

Charlotte Swett - President


  • Founder of a non-profit organization
  • Works in a for-profit company serving national charities
  • Board Member since 2011
  • Resides in Fairfax, CA

Gail Sollid - Secretary


  • Stepmother of client who receives services from PDS
  • Retired audiologist
  • Worked with people a wide range of disabilities for 25 years
  • M.A. in Special Education with an emphasis in Audiology
  • Board member since 2012
  • Resides in Santa Rosa, California

Warren Wertheimer - Treasurer


  • Harvard Law School graduate; non-practicing attorney
  • Father of two, grandfather of four
  • Former employer of a PDS client
  • Motivational Speaker
  • Student of a Course in Miracles
  • Board Member since 1999
  • Resides in San Rafael, CA

Katherine Doering


  • Instructor/Supervisor in Severely Handicapped/Special Education Department
    San Francisco State University
  • M.A. in Special Education
  • Board Member since 1994
  • Resides in Alameda, CA

Alison Falvey


  • Marin Community Member
  • B.A. in Human Resources
  • Background in non-profit human resource management
  • Board member since 2005
  • Resides in Novato, CA

Robin Sloan


  • Consumer Advocate, Pacific Diversified Services
    Individual with developmental disabilities
  • Works at Banana Republic
  • Advocacy skills for other consumers who receive services from PDS
  • Board Member since 2005
  • Resides in San Rafael, CA

Sallie Harrison


    • Consumer Advocate, Pacific Diversified Services
    • Individual with developmental disabilities
    • Works at Marin County Transportation Authority and Woodland's Market
    • Advocacy skills for other consumers who receive services from PDS
    • Board Member since 2013
    • Resides in Novato, CA