Board of Directors


Chief Financial Officer San Francisco, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)

Chief Financial Officer in Architectural/Engineering consulting industry for 15 years with over 30 years of experience in business financial operations President of Pilgrim Park Board and Board member since 1986.

Vice President

Robert De
Retired CPA, Partner at Arthur Andersen & Co.
De Haan
Retired partner of Arthur Andersen & Co., and CPA. A former trustee of Dominican University of California, and currently a pro-bono financial consultant with The Buck Institute for Age Research. Former President of the Board of Directors and has served continually on the Board for over 30 years.


Financial Advisor
Eric Caindec has been with the Pilgrim Park Board since 2009. He lives in San Rafael with his wife Cara, and they have two sons. Eric is a Certified Financial Planner, and has been a financial advisor since 1996. He is currently a wealth management advisor with Merrill Lynch. Eric enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and fishing, and has also enjoyed coaching and watching his kids participate in youth athletics. The Caindec Family have been members of First Congregational Church since 2003.


Retired Social Worker & Professor

David Knopf is currently the Moderator of First Congregational Church of San Rafael. He is now retired after 32 years as a social worker at UCSF Medical Center where he also served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Adolescent Medicine Program. He is currently also volunteering as a researcher for Children Now, a children’s advocacy organization and has been assisting in the Canal Alliance ESL program.

Board Secretary

Lynn Grant
Lynn Grant is a Bay Area Native who has worked as a Dental Hygienist for over 30 years and has been a member of the Pilgrim Park Board for 5 years. In retirement she is a tutor of young children, a volunteer at the Novato Library, has experience as a Corp Volunteer. She is an active member of the First Congregational Church of San Rafael and works with the United Church of Christ Conference.