Glenn Morris, Janis Salin and Zohar Ziv have joined the CALM Board of Trustees. All will be key in furthering CALM’s mission to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families, and build resilient communities throughout Santa Barbara County.
“We are honored to have Glenn, Janis and Zohar join our Board of Trustees,” said Alana Walczak, CALM president/CEO. “Each brings a diverse set of skills and expertise to the group, and all are passionate, thoughtful ambassadors to CALM’s mission. I am excited to lead and learn alongside them.”
Morris is the president and CEO of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. He brings nearly three decades of experience and leadership to bear on his passions of community, organizational excellence, and the power of collaboration to achieve goals.
Previously, Morris served as president/CEO for the Visalia Chamber of Commerce. As a community leader, he has been involved in local and national organizations including REACH – Regional Economic Development Collaborative, Serve Santa Maria, and Tri-County Chamber Alliance. His experience includes leading nonprofit organizations in Utah, California and Nevada.
Salin is a retired corporate attorney who served as the senior vice president and general counsel of Tetra Tech, Inc. after leaving private practice. In addition to her new role with CALM, she is active in the local nonprofit community through her membership on the boards of the Carpinteria Children’s Project, the Tribal Trust Foundation, and Prepare Kids for Life.
She is also a member of the CALM Auxiliary executive committee, and recently co-founded Friends of the United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County.
Salin volunteers for the Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, and the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County. She earned her B.A. and J.D. degrees from UCLA.
Ziv is an active director, investor and advisor with some 30 years of executive management experience across a diverse set of business environments. In 2015, he retired as the chief operating officer of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, where he participated in managing the company growth from $250 million to $1.8 billion in nine years.
Currently, he holds several leadership positions including co-founder on the board of Dash Brands, director of Shoes for Crews, and advisor to Toad&Co. He is an angel investor with Santa Barbara Angel Alliance, a trustee of the Santa Barbara Foundation Board, is on the foundation board of California State University Channel Islands, and is a member of the Santa Barbara City College finance committee.
Ziv received his bachelor of science in accounting from California State University Northridge and his MBA in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).
Born and raised in Israel, Ziv lived there until he was 22. After a brief time living in Asia, he moved to the United States and currently resides in Santa Barbara.
To learn more about CALM, visit calm4kids.org or call 805-965-2376.