Jeanne Bertolina, Board Secretary

Jeanne joined HAC in 2014, and became a board member in 2016. She has a degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh, and an Associate Degree in Graphic Design from Chabot College. Jeanne has worked most of her career in publications, first as a writer/editor, later adding the role of graphic designer.  She started using Photoshop in her design work in 2009, and moved into gallery art in 2013.  In 2015, she had a one-woman show at the Hayward Area Historical Society, and has shown in most of the HAC venues, as well as Congressman Eric Swalwell's office. Visit her online at, or meet her on Pinterest HERE.  
   Carol Markos, Past Board President

Carol joined HAC in 1995, managed receptions for HAC since 2004, and became a Board member in 2005. She has a Master’s degree in Literature from CSU Hayward, taught at Chabot College, and worked in publishing. She was a member of the Literacy Plus Council and is past President of Diablo/Alameda Branch of Pen Women. She was President of HAC from 2012 through 2014. As past President, she stays active in working with HAC office staff and encourages member participation.