The San Francisco SPCA has formed an Honorary Board of Directors, whose members include prominent community leaders and celebrities who have generously agreed to help further the Society’s mission to save and protect animals. The inaugural members are:
- Pam Baer is a community leader who serves on several boards and one of the visionaries who spearheaded the “Hearts of San Francisco” campaign.
- The Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr. is the former two-term mayor of San Francisco and Speaker of the California Assembly for 15 years.
- Laura Fisher is a philanthropist and community leader who serves on numerous boards including that of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society.
- Sue Fisher King is a prominent business leader and the owner of a store bearing her name on Sacramento Street in San Francisco.
- Zaw Thet is a renowned entrepreneur and investor in the technology and high-tech sectors, founding or serving on the boards of companies and nonprofits such as plyfe, Palindrome Advisors, 4INFO, UN Foundation, and After School All Stars.
- Robin Williams is the Oscar, Golden Globe, Grammy and Emmy award-winning actor and comedian.
"We are confident that our 2012 honorary board will make a significant positive impact in the lives of San Francisco's homeless animals," said co-president Jason Walthall. "We are very excited to have these distinguished individuals helping the SF SPCA work toward our goals in 2012."