Board of Directors

Eula Robertson-Ray


Retired Executive Director Network Systems, Verizon Wireless; technical and managerial experience with executive level responsibilities in planning, engineering, design, implementation, budget management, project management, network and information technology.

Robert Gorham

Vice President

President, B.G.E. Industries.

Steve Tausig


Retired Director of Global Supply Chain Director, Raytheon Technologies; Senior level Positions in Engineering, Operations and Program Management. Site management including Farmington NM, McKinny TX and Tucson AZ.

Kevin R. Dunlap


Owner, JK Designs of California; Co-Author, TripTrak Software for Windows, Former Information Technology Officer and Departmental Systems Specialist, County of Riverside; Worship Leader, The Grove Community Church, Riverside, California.

Edward J. Bowen

Owner, Ed’s Coins; Former Information Systems Management Specialist, IBM; Former President of the Board, Riverside Art Museum; Former Chairman of Education Support Program, Orange County Probation Commission; Former Board Member, Riverside YMCA.

Fern Handy-Gibson

Outreach Coordinator for the Home of Possibilities.  She also serves as a Community Organizer for the Order of the Eastern Star, which is the world’s largest fraternal organization. Ms. Gibson is accomplished and dedicated to mental health causes and community service. She brings program and policy skills, social outreach and strategic planning experience to her work with ILP. She has a deep interest in ILP’s TRIP transportation model and practice.

Cullen Jowitt

Cullen Jowitt has worked for 17 years in senior sales, client service, and corporate development roles within the technology industry. He is currently a Vice President at Gordian Wealth Advisors, Mill Valley and Palm Desert, and part of Gordian’s wealth management team focused on understanding each client’s investment needs and working on implementing customized solutions that achieve those goals.

Richard Smith, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, Independent Living Partnership; Former General Manager, TRIP Program; Former General Manager, KLOA Radio; Former Branch Administrator and Director of Marketing, First Federal Savings and Loan.

Ivet Woolridge

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer, Independent Living Partnership; General Manager, TRIP Program; Joined ILP following graduation from the University of California, Riverside as an Administrative Specialist in 2006; Became assistant to the director in 2008 and promoted to TRIP Program Operations Manager in 2011.