From: Lafayette CA

District 21: Northern California and part of Northern Nevada

Board committees: Appeals & Charges, Governance/Board Operations, Strategic and NABC Review

Bridge experience

I joined the ACBL on September 9, 2009. I didn’t play in a duplicate game until 2010. My proudest moment was earning Life Master in 2013.

Volunteer service

I have been Tournament Chair for four sectionals and served as the Membership Chair, Vice President and President of Unit 499. I have served as a District Representative on the District 21 Board. I was the Prize Chair for the 2016 Reno NABC.

Career/professional activities

Spent 8+ years working for County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County in accounting, human resources and grants management. Spent 22+ years working for Central Contra Costa Sanitary District in grants management and community relations.


Bachelors in English; Masters in Public Administration.

Hobbies and interests

Travel, puzzles, computer games, visiting museums, and enjoying our condo at Lake Tahoe.


Married to Jim Zayac for 33 years. One son, Michael, is 26.