2022 - 2023 Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation Board

Meet the team responsible for raising, managing and distributing funds for charitible programs in our community and abroad.

Meet the FUNdraising Team

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Darcy DeCoite, Board President
Darcy DeCoite, Board President

Darcy has been an active Rotarian since 2015. She was President of Tri-Valley Evening Rotary (17-18) before joining PNR, where she served as the Community Service Chair and was awarded Rotarian of the Year in 2020. Darcy runs a boutique HR consulting firm serving small businesses and nonprofits. Outside of her love for humanitarian work, Darcy is a doting aunty, a music junky, an artist, bohemian, world traveler, and amateur whiskey connoisseur.

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Mark Linsky, Board Treasurer
Mark Linsky, Board Treasurer

Mark became a Rotarian in 2003, after retiring from a 40-year career in computer engineering management. With a longtime passion for working with youth, he joined PNR in 2016, serving as Youth Service Chair, as he had done at his first Rotary club. With over 35 years of serving on nonprofit boards, primarily in education and sports, Mark also serves on the Board of the Junior Achievement of Northern California. He's been married for 48 years and enjoys spending time with his grandkids.

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Deb Covert, Board Secretary
Deb Covert, Board Secretary

Deb is a Technology Sales Professional in the Silicon Valley/Bay Area. She's recently married and a proud parent to two amazing boys and two beautiful step-daughters. Deb loves to paint, play the guitar, bike, and her favorite places to travel are Cabo San Lucas, Lake Tahoe and Napa. She loves being a part of Rotary and wants to spread more kindness in the world. Deb has been the club's Programs Chair and is currently the Seargent-at-Arms.

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Tom Powers, Board Director/Club President Elect 23-24
Tom Powers, Board Director/Club President Elect 23-24

Tom has been with PNR since 2019, and became the club's Treasurer shortly after. Tom is a huge hockey fan, following the San Jose Sharks since their inception, and has also been involved in coaching youth hockey and helping administer the local high school hockey league. In his spare time, Tom is a Partner at a financial planning firm in San Ramon.

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Frank Hanna, Board Director
Frank Hanna, Board Director

Frank has been a member of PNR since 1995, is a past club President (13-14), past Foundation President and was Rotarian of the Year. He's the Owner of Twisted Pair Inc., and also serves as an Auctioneer for many nonprofit galas.

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Phil Stone, Board Director
Phil Stone, Board Director

Retired professor and technical writer I've spent my time in volunteer activities including the Firehouse Arts Center, RAGE soccer, Pleasanton Girls Softball League (PGSL), and the Niles Canyon Rail Way. I also served on school site councils at Valley View Elementary and Pleasanton Middle School as well as several PUSD committees. I've been a member of PNR for five years.

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Billy Buckley, Board Director/Club President 22-23
Billy Buckley, Board Director/Club President 22-23

Billy Buckley (aka President Sasquatch) joined PNR in 2016, has served as PR Chair, Vocational Chair, and was Rotarian of the Year. He's the CEO of ENT Networks Inc, a technology-managed service provider based in Pleasanton. Billy is active in the community, serving on the Pleasanton Chamber board, EDGR committee, and as past President of the Pleasanton Young Professionals. He enjoys working on old cars, gardening with his wife, restoring their 1906 craftsman home, and running Spartan races.

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