Victoria Kroll – President
Victoria has been an active member of the Junior League of San Jose (JLSJ) since 2013. She spent her first few years in the League focused on community programs and membership engagement. She served on the JLSJ Board as Community Partnership Strategies, At-Large Director 2018-2019, and as President-Elect 2019-2020. She also served as a Director with the Farrington Historical Foundation 2019-2020 as the JLSJ representative. Victoria is a San Francisco Bay Area native, daughter of a Korean immigrant, first-generation college graduate, wife, and mother of two. By day she works at Google, where she was trained to be a #IamRemarkable workshop facilitator to help others improve their self-promotion skills and to become allies to others struggling with self-promotion. She is passionate about helping women and underrepresented groups. She loves camping in the redwoods, eating Korean food, playing games at big family gatherings, maintaining a big garden in a small space, and baking and crafting with her kids.
Jennifer Cretella – President-Elect
Jenn has been a member of the Junior League for 9 years. Jenn’s League career spans two leagues — she began her journey in the Junior League of Los Angeles in 2010 and transferred to the Junior League of San Jose in 2014. Jenn has held a variety of roles in communications, community programs, and fundraising, including co-chairing JLSJ’s Volunteer Recognition Luncheon and co-chairing JLSJ’s fundraising committee. Jenn is also a member of Las Madres where she served as Director of her neighborhood group, and does PR, fundraising, and is a room parent for her son’s cooperative preschool. In her professional career, Jenn is a User Experience Designer at a large technology company where her focus is on communications and visual design. She and her husband, Mike, have two young children, and love hiking, traveling and entertaining together. In her spare time, you can find Jenn working towards her masters degree, exploring fiber arts like sewing and weaving, or planning her family’s next adventure.
Rachel Tridas – Executive Vice President
Rachel joined JLSJ in 2016, after moving to the Bay Area from Florida. Since joining, she has served on the Community Partnerships Committee, Endowment Fund Advisory Board, and chaired the Advocacy Committee while serving as a delegate of the Junior Leagues of California State Public Affairs Committee. Rachel is serving a second year on the Membership Transformation Rollout Committee. Rachel holds a Montessori Infant/Toddler Credential and recently finished a master’s degree in education. She is passionate about early childhood education and aspires to open a Montessori school in the future. Rachel lives with her husband, Eric, and their three cats. Rachel spends her free time reading, hiking, organizing, and running.
Vikki Pummer – Secretary
Vikki has been a member of the Junior League of San Jose since 2016 and is honored to serve on the Board. Her League experience has thus far been a mixture of serving on the Fundraising committees and supporting Membership. Her first committee placement was coordinating Membership volunteer and financial requirements for the Inaugural Derby Day. From there, she has served on Rummage Sale, Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, and was a New Member Co-Chair. Outside of Junior League, Vikki has a degree in Cultural Anthropology, been a pastry chef, and worked as an independent living instructor for adults with developmental disabilities. She currently volunteers at her son’s elementary school and serves as their PTA Board President. Vikki enjoys supporting the Arts, baking cakes, and having fun with her children and husband.
Heather Boshears – Treasurer
Heather joined the Junior League of San Jose in 2019. She is an attorney with Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel. Heather is a member of the State Bar of California and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in Colorado. Heather serves as Co-Chair of the San Mateo County Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section, as District Leader for California’s 14th Congressional District with The Humane Society of the U.S., as an Adoptions Counselor with the San Francisco SPCA, and as a member of the Care and Support Team at Menlo Church. Heather lives with two cats who love to photobomb videoconferences.
Jenny Alberts – Nominating Chair
Jenny joined the Junior League of San Jose in February 2015 as part of the 2014-2015 provisional class. She spent three years on the New Member Committee, twice as a mentor and once as a co-chair of the committee. Jenny also served on the VRL Steering Committee as the Awards Dinner and Dignitary Liaison. Most recently, Jenny served as a member of the Nominating Committee. By day, Jenny is a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law and owner/founder of Silicon Valley Estate Planning. Jenny has been awarded a “Northern California Super Lawyer” distinction consistently from 2012 through 2020 by San Francisco Magazine, which named Jenny as one of Northern California’s “Rising Stars” – a distinction awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys in each state. Jenny is a member of the Women’s Networking Alliance and served for multiple seasons as a Triathlon Team Mentor for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program. When she is not working or volunteering, Jenny enjoys hiking, playing tennis, traveling and scuba diving.
Jessica Torres – At-Large Director of Sustainability
Jessica joined the Junior League of San Jose in 2018 after transferring from the Junior League of Pasadena. She has served as a New Member chair and Membership Transformation team lead. Jessica has also served on the Community Partnership Committee, as well as fund development and special event ad hoc committees. This is her second year serving on the Board of JLSJ as the At-Large Director, Sustainability. She received her MCM from USC and spent a decade working in tech startups before moving to the Bay Area and volunteering full time. When she’s not volunteering she loves doing ceramics and playing indoor soccer.
Molly Fezell – At-Large Sustaining Director
Molly has been a member of the Junior League of San Jose since 1995. During her active years Molly held a variety of leadership positions from Done-In-A-Day and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Chair, to Administrative Vice President and ultimately President in 2003-04. After her year as President, Molly was the first chair of the Wonder Cabinet Signature Project partnering with Children’s Discovery Museum and as a sustainer, chaired the Trivia Challenge fundraiser. In 2012 she moved to Chicago for 4 years. While she maintained her membership in JLSJ, Molly interacted with Junior League of Evanston-North Shore contributing her home for their Kitchen Tour fundraiser. Molly returned to San Jose in 2016 and chaired the Bellarmine College Prep Fashion Show fundraiser for financial aid in 2018. Molly has been married to her husband Rick for 30 years and they are proud parents of Andie-24, Kate-22 and Charlie-19. Molly works part time at BellaJames Women’s Boutique in Willow Glen and enjoys traveling, working out, playing Pickleball and walking her dog Coco.
Marsha Locicero – At-Large Sustaining Director
Marsha has been a proud member of the Junior League of San Jose since 2004 and she is looking forward to serving on the Board this year as the Director At Large, Sustainer. Marsha has served on a wide range of committees including the DONE-IN-A-DAY (DIAD) Committee, Membership Committee, Fashion Show Committee, Membership Co-Chair, Fashion Show Co-Chair, Placement Review Committee Chair, Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Co-Chair, Fund Development Committee, Trivia Challenge Event Coordinator and Assistant to the Co-Chairs, Silicon Valley Gives Committee, Nominating Committee and the Derby Committee. Marsha also served on the JLSJ Board from 2013-2018 as the Membership Vice President, Communications Vice President, At-Large Director, Community, Executive Vice President, President-Elect and then as President. When she is not working or volunteering, Marsha enjoys traveling, playing tennis, shopping, wine tasting and spending time with family and friends.
Caitlyn Horton – Assistant to the President
Caitlyn has been a member of the Junior League of San Jose since 2018. She immediately dove into work on the League’s membership development. In 2019 as a new member, Caitlyn attended the Association of Junior Leagues International Organizational Development Institute, where she focused on developing membership expertise and leadership skills. In her first year as an Active Member, she served the League as the New Member Committee Co-Chair. She has also been a member of the Membership Transformation Team since 2019, and is currently serving as the Membership Transformation Team Co-Lead. By day, she is the business owner of NEAT Santa Cruz, a professional organizing company. When she is not supporting the League or organizing closets, Caitlyn likes reading and Audible, exploring new restaurants, spending time with her dogs, and enjoying the beach.