Community Involvement : Silver Transitions

Community Involvement

East Bay Estate Planning Council

Ralph is a past-president of the East Bay Estate Planning Council. The EBEPC is a non-profit association of professionals in Alameda County, CA. The Council works to provide resources and improved knowledge and skills for its members.


Oakland Rotary Endowment

Ralph is a past trustee of the Oakland Rotary Endowment. The Oakland Rotary is the third oldest in the world, and they are a group of civic, business and professional leaders.


San Francisco Estate Planning Council

Ralph is a board member of the San Francisco Estate Planning Council. They are a “highly recognized interdisciplinary organization.” They provide opportunities and resources for their members to enhance their knowledge and skills while building their network.


Telegraph Business Improvement District

Ralph is a Board Member of the Telegraph Business Improvement District. They work with their member businesses on the south side of the University of California (UC) Berkley campus through promotion and support.


New York Life Agents Reinsurance Company

Ralph is a Board Member of the NYL Agents Reinsurance Company (NYLARC). NYLARC is an agent-owned reinsurance company based in Arizona and wholly-owned by NYLARC Holding Company.

NYLARC is not owned by New York Life Insurance Company


American Israel Public Affairs Council

Ralph supports the American Israel Public Affairs Council. Their mission is "to strengthen, protect and promote the U.S.-Israel relationship in ways that enhance the security of Israel and the United States."


American Jewish World services

Ralph is a supporter of the American Jewish World Services (AJWS), an organization that works to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world.


Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay

Ralph supports the Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay. The mission of the JFCS/East Bay is to provide "vital mental health and social services to Alameda and Contra Costa county individuals, families, children, seniors, Holocaust survivors, and refugees of all affiliations, races, and backgrounds."


African American Democratic Club

Brian is a member of the AADC, an organization dedicated to “…strengthening the political voice of persons within the San Francisco African American community by encouraging and fostering active participation in the electoral process.”


Knights of Peter Claver

Brian is a Deputy Grand Knight and a charitable committee member of the Knights of Peter Claver. The organization is “…the largest historically African-American Catholic lay organization in the United States.” They work to help the sick and disabled and promote association among members.


St. Paul of the Shipwreck

Brian is deeply involved with St. Paul of the Shipwreck, a “Catholic Conventual Franciscan Parish Community of Faith and Action.” He is a Finance Council Member, Charitable Committee Member, a member of the choir, and also the adult basketball director.


St. Gabriel’s Church

Tom is a past-president of the St. Gabriel Church’s Parish Council. St. Gabriel’s Church is deeply rooted in its history in the Sunset District of San Francisco. The Parish welcomes families to their services and activities.


Edgewood Center for Children and Families

Tom has previously served on the Planned Giving committee for the Edgewood Center for Children and Families in San Francisco. The Edgewood Center works with families and children who have suffered traumatic stress leading to disabilities and mental disorders.