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SRC Living Legacy Foundation

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The SRC Living Legacy Foundation is a California corporation with IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. Its Board of Directors are all SRC residents. The current Directors (October 2022) are

Steve Johnson
Chairman and Educational Grants Chair
Janet Caputo

Susan Carnahan
Communications Chair and Stewardship Chair
Judy Corney
Linda Elden

Vince Martin
Judy Stratman
Fund Development Joint Chair
Terry Stratman
Fund Development Joint Chair
Colin Whitby-Strevens

Board Member Profiles

Janet Caputo

Janet has been fortunate to have the opportunity to have lived in San Jose since she was a young girl. She has seen incredible changes in this valley and is passionate about its residents receiving an equitable chance at pursuing a degree in higher education or a career in the trades. Janet received her bachelors from Marquette University and her teaching credential from San Jose State University. She started her professional career teaching at a Southern California high school, eventually returning to San Jose when she and Dick got married. She has always valued the importance of education in order to not only improve one’s financial situation but also boost one’s personal confidence. She is grateful for the opportunity to serve on LLF.
Susan Carnahan
Susan Carnahan, Communications Chair and Stewardship Chair

Susan has a B.A. in History from Northwestern University and a J.D. from UCLA. She was an attorney for Sunkist Growers and AMD before spending 24 years at H-P, where she managed a group of commercial attorneys. Susan is an avid photographer, craniac, and board member of the International Crane Foundation. She values LLF for enriching the lives and helping advance the careers of SRC employees and their families. She believes education is a hallmark of democracy and a life-long endeavor.
Judy Corney
Judy Corney, Secretary

Judy has been a resident in the Saratoga Retirement Community since 2011 and was Residents' Council President in 2015. Judy graduated from Brown University with a BA in American Civilization and married Alan Corney, residing in New Jersey and Florida. She obtained a Teaching Certificate for K-12 and she taught Early Childhood for 5 years. Judy was Director of Relocation Services for Burgdorff Realtors for 23 years. She was Board President of Union County Housing for residents with Developmental Disabilities. She has been a long term supporter of the Living Legacy Foundation.
Linda Elden

Linda joined LLF because of her interest in higher education. While teaching at California State University, Los Angeles, she met many students who were from the first generation in their families to enter college. They held responsible jobs and even raised children while they studied and worked. She developed a deep respect for their discipline and dedication. Linda holds a Ph.D from the University of California, Irvine.
Steve Johnson, Chairman and Educational Grants Chair

Steve has a BS in chemical engineering, and a Stanford MBA. He worked for a number of medical technology companies in Silicon Valley. He spent six years at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) where he met his wife, Eleonore. Together they have had a rich life of volunteering for Meals on Wheels and Avenidas senior center in Palo Alto.

Vince Martin, Chairman and Fund Development Chair

Vince graduated from Stanford in Industrial Engineering and received an MBA from Harvard. He worked for three large conglomerates for several years before he and a friend established their own company, acquiring a number of small industrial products companies over a twenty year period. Vince took a leadership role in the non-profit world in Milwaukee WI, chairing the Boards of United Way and of the United Performing Arts Fund. He is a Life member of the Board of Coe College (Cedar Rapids IA) and believes that education is the root of excellence in any endeavor.
Judy Stratman
Judy Stratman, Fund Development Joint Chair

Judy is a Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Her adult work has centered around first, her family and also issues of community need. When encountering issues of Peace and Justice, she tirelessly accompanied dying individuals and their families through her work with Hospice and also advocated on behalf of homeless individuals and families to address personal and community challenges. That advocacy led to her founding a not-for-profit organization aimed at preventing homelessness.  Addressing the educational needs of SRC staff and their family members will provide her with an opportunity to advance their goals.
Terry Stratman
Terry Stratman, Fund Development Joint Chair
Terry received a BEE in electrical engineering from Villanova and a law degree from Penn, after which he spent three years in Washington D.C. working for what is now the US Patent and Trademark Office as a patent examiner. While in D.C. he and Judy met, married and had their first child. They then moved to the Chicago area where Terry began a 40-year stint in private practice as a patent attorney, from which he retired in 2009. After raising their family in Naperville, IL he and Judy spent the last 16 years before moving to SRC in Long Beach, IN where Terry did volunteer work for various organizations. He has long considered education as critical to effective citizenship and success in life.