Board Members

Todd Vance


Founder of POWSD, US ARMY Infantryman. 

Professional Muay Thai and MMA fighter. Certified Personal Trainer x 3, Coach and Mentor. 



Dianne Ratzel


Human Resource Executive for over twenty years, Most recently as Senior Director of HR at Hughes (retired). Highly involved in the non-profit realm, and has been involved with United through Reading as a volunteer, member of the Board, Chairman, and Advisory Council Member


Recipient of the prestigious YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN Award 2010)




John "Dru" Brannen, CPA 


Certified Public Accountant 

Friedman Brannen LLP


John Drulane (“Dru”) Brannen, CPA, is a founding Partner with Friedman Brannen LLP. For more than three decades, Dru has provided multi-level tax and tax consulting services to individuals and all forms of business entities. His expertise also includes representation before various governmental taxing agencies.


He is an active member of the American Institute and California Society of Certified Public Accountants providing tax consulting services to individuals and business entities.



Joe Qualls


US Army Infantry Veteran- Curently employed by Veterans Village San Diego




John P Szczepanowski


US Marine



Contact information will be given upon request.