Rose, White & Blue Parade Committee Contacts

Andy Batchelder:  Andy is the President of the ABA and a Commercial Insurance Broker.  He is responsible for Parade insurance issues, festival logistics and manages a group of volunteers on Parade day to monitor the pace and spacing of Parade entries.

Larry Clark:  Larry has served as the general manager of the Parade for the last 5 years. Larry is President of Technology Credit Corporation located on The Alameda. 

Mike Hennessy:  Mike is the driving force and personality behind our CreaTV broadcast of the Parade.  He serves as master of ceremonies for the broadcast and provides 20 classic cars for the use of our dignitaries in the Parade.

Michael Barnaby: Michael is a real estate professional and has a second career as an actor.  He acts as our own “Uncle San” in costume and helps us to recruit and plan for the event.

Larry Tringali:  Larry is a Real estate professional (appraiser) and helps to recruit participants in the Parade and organizes same on “game day.”

Gina Keydeniers:  Gina is leads the Parade staging team on “game day” with an entourage of other volunteers to ensure that the Parade has a smooth and successful launch.

Susan Horvitz:  Susan is a professional graphic designer and provides all print advertising and camera-ready materials (brochures, flyers).   She also volunteers on Parade day as organizer of the children’s our kid’s Parade entry decorations (bikes, wagons etc.).

Doug Jones:  Owner of brokerage Mortgage Magic here on The Alameda volunteers (with friends) helps to both recruit for the Parade and helps with staging and tear down on “game day”.

Clif Gold and Valerie Gonzales:  Represent the SJSU Alumni Association and will continue to support the Parade and encourage participation in our Parade by the larger SJSU community. 

Aneliza Del Pinal:    Aneliza brings expertise in social media and helps us with the marketing that we do through Facebook, Twitter etc. the traditional press for the Parade. 

Dean McCully:  Constructs/builds accessories needed for the Parade (signs, etc.) and helps direct traffic on “game day” with his helpers getting the Parade get off to a timely start on July 4th.

Francisco and Elena Cervantes:  Francisco and Elena run a printing business in our district and helps us with printing, marketing and fund raising for the Parade.

Rev. Bryan Franzen:  Pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church who makes all facilities at the local church available for our staging of the Festival which follows the Parade.  Supplies (with local donations) hotdogs lunch for Parade goers at the Festival.

Whitney Morris:   Is our primary liaison with our Title Sponsor and will help broadcast the Parade for the reviewing booth for our CreaTV stage.  

Betty and Bob Slater:  Betty and Bob are members of the Westminster Church.  Betty is in charge of recruiting participants for the Parade and organizing the children’s game area at the Festival.  Bob fixes whatever is broken.

Dan Mountsier:  Community member and local developer who contributes “in kind” contributions needed for the Parade, recruits advertisers for the program from the business community and works tirelessly on “game day.”

Mary Hrkac:  Representative of sponsor J Lohr who works through the pre-season helping us plan the Parade.

Kathy Grimes:   Kathy is a human resource professional who manages our volunteer recruitment effort and organizes our volunteers on Parade day.

Chris Stanton:   Chris helps sell advertising in our Parade program and recruit participants in the Parade


Join the Committee!
If you are interested in helping with the planning and preparation of the Parade please contact us by phone or email. If you'd like to help out the day of the event please complete a volunteer form».

Contact Us At

Email:
rwbparade@gmail.com
The emails will be forwarded to the appropriate committee contact.
Telephone:
Please call Larry Clark at (408) 436-8581.
Mailing Address:
919 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126