GOALS Board

Tom Rhoades, Executive Director
Tom is the founder of GOALS and has been working with the disabled community for over 29 years. Tom has served as a Special Olympics Coach in numerous sporting activities and is the parent of an athlete with developmental disabilities. Tom has always been active in community organizations including many years of involvement with the Sacramento Jaycee’s, advocating for families with children in special education in the Sacramento Unified School District and Elk Grove Unified School District, and serving on the Alta California Regional Centers Parent Advisory Committee.

Nettie Fischer, Assistant Executive Director
Nettie is an ATP (Assistive Technology Practitioner), certified as a CA, Non-Public Agency, worked with Special Olympics, served on state and local committees that support individuals with disabilities for over 30 years, and a parent of a GOALS member with down syndrome.

Robert Beem, Treasurer
Robert is a retired from the State of California Controllers Office and is the parent of a GOALS member with PDD.  Robert assisted with Special Olympics in the past.

Patrick Tansey, Secretary
Pat is the Committee Lead for our Golf Program and has a son who is a GOALS member.

Greg Hancock, Director
Greg is a sales account Manager in the Sacramento area and has volunteered his time to support many activities for people with disabilities. Greg has a son with Williams Syndrome who is a GOALS member.

Scott Burg, Director
Scott has a daughter who is a GOALS member.

Daine Avampato, Director
Diane has a son who is a GOALS member.

Eddie Fagin, Director
Eddie has a son who is a GOALS member.

Marianne Reddick, Director
Marianne is a mom, grandma, and great grandma. Marianne has advocated for 15 + years for the elderly and disabled. Marianne’s daughter is a Goals member with Down’s Syndrome.

Looking For Additional Board Members
Please contact Tom Rhoades if you are interested in joining the GOALS board – tom@goals-us.org.