Board of Directors
Chris Tiedemann Board President
Chris was one of the founders of THC and currently serves as a land use attorney with the California Attorney General's office.
Fernando joined the THC Board in 2017. He currently works towards improving the Tenderloin as the Director of Communications for the Tenderloin Community Benefit District
Randy has served on THC’s board for over ten years, and has been active in community affairs for many years. Randy volunteers at a social service organization in the Tenderloin.
Gail joined the THC board in 2017 and currently serves as a tenant organizer of the Elk Hotel. She has participated in multiple city-wide campaigns to improve policies affecting low-income residents of San Francisco.
Helene currently serves as Project Director for the Central Market Community Benefit District. Previously, she worked with Urban Solutions focusing on small business attraction and retention, particularly on 6th Street and in the Tenderloin.
Otto is a long-time Tenderloin SRO resident who has been active in community affairs for many years.
Eileen is a San Francisco-based attorney who joined the board in 2015. She currently works at The Trust for Public Land as Counsel, leading complex conservation transactions and park development projects. Eileen is also the managing editor for the State Bar's California Real Property Journal.
Ken works as a marketing professional with LendUp. He has been on the THC board for 5 years and serves on the finance committee.
Jia is a Social Worker with extensive experience in homeless outreach and housing in New York City and San Francisco. She currently works with Veterans in San Francisco.