Bernie appeared in some local productions with his son Nick just for fun. Besides being on the CFA board, He also served as Vice-President of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of Arts (SOTA) PTSA and was a Board Member (alt) of the SOTA School Site Council. His love of the arts helps him keep his finger on the pulse of the Bay Area theatrical community. He also serves as a board member of Friends of the Company in San Francisco, supporting Young Peoples Teen Musical Theatre Company
Bernie, from South Africa, is a Certified Family Law Specialist with a practice in Castro Valley, Modesto and San Francisco. He is Past President of the Castro Valley Rotary Club, has been PTA President at Proctor, Creekside and Castro Valley High School as well as serving on the Proctor Elementary School Site Council and several other CVUSD Boards.