San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Leadership
Meet the Chapter Leadership
President: Liam Lane ’02
Liam moved to San Francisco in the fall of 2008, just after leaving active duty, and is now a capital project consultant with PwC. While on active duty, he served as a Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) stationed in Yokosuka, Japan (DDG 54), San Diego, CA (ESG 1), and Pearl Harbor, HI (ATGMIDPAC). He hails from 27th and 17th Company, and earned a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Vice-President: Eric Shangle ’97
Eric was born in the Bay Area, and is currently the Director of Human Resources for Torani, a family-owned food manufacturing company in South San Francisco. Prior to Torani, he spent four years as Director of Human Resources at Clift Hotel in San Francisco. While at the Academy, he was in mighty 36th company., and earned a degree in Ocean Engineering. However, the majority of his time was spent with the swim team where he was elected co-captain his senior year. Upon graduating, he spent 9 years as a MetOc (Meteorology & Oceanography) Officer and ultimately left active duty in 2006.
Vice-President (IT): Steve Clark Hall ’75
Steve is a retired career submariner, a native San Franciscan, moved back home in 1995. He has been a member of the Foundation’s “President’s Circle” since 2005 and travels to Annapolis frequently (6-10 times a year) to participate in various alumni/athletic excellence/class functions. He serves as a Blue & Gold Officer for the Eastern side of San Francisco. Through his active Foundation and Alumni Association participation, he has developed strong relationships with the leadership and staff of the National Association with the Western Region Trustee. He currently serves on the USNA Board of Trustees Membership and Alumni Services Committee as a non-trustee member.
Secretary: Cheriene Griffith ’02
At USNA I participated in the Drum and Bugle Corps while at USNA in 10th company turned 27th company with a degree in General Science. I entered the SWO community serving on the USS WASP (LHD-1) after graduating for the Naval Academy in 2002. After leaving in 2005 I became the account executive for the USNA account for the annual fundraising and gift giving campaigns at the company IDC in Henderson NV. There I was a member of the Las Vegas USNA Alumni Chapter. Currently, I live in beautiful Santa Rosa CA where I am the Quality Assurance Supervisor at La Tortilla Factory. LTF is a family owned Food Manufacturer of Tortillas that is distributed throughout the country and even to the military. I also volunteer with the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito CA. I am a born and raised Northern California native and thrilled to be active in my “home” community. I am greatly looking forward to being more involved in the San Francisco Bay Area Alumni Association as Secretary. I am excited to connect all of the Bay Area together for future events!
Treasurer: Mark S. Lundstrom ’86
Mark is currently a subcontract manager for Lockheed Martin supporting a USAF Satellite Program. When he was on active duty, he was a SWO assigned to a DDG in Norfolk VA plus a shore tour as a program test officer for the STANDARD Missile air-to-air missile at Port Hueneme CA. He has served as Treasure for the Chapter since 2003 and has been responsible for coordinating the Chapter’s annual Army-Navy game party among other duties. He lives in Mountain View with his wife, Trina and two year old son, Matthew.
Other Chapter Leaders
Western Region Trustee: Steve Clark Hall ’75