Board and Leadership Team

We are pleased to introduce the 20210-2022 Junior League of Sacramento Board of Directors and Management Team.  This dedicated group of women meets monthly throughout the year, providing governance oversight and strategic planning to the League. Members are selected through a Nominating Committee and our League year is June 1st through May 31st.

Board of Directors

Alex Zucco

President (2020-2022)

Alex is serving as President on the Board of Directors.  She joined the league in Pasadena in 2004 and transferred to Sacramento in 2016. She has served in a variety of committee roles including Events & Training, Cookbook, Provisionals, Publicity/Marketing, Fundraising and the Board and most recently serving as Member At-Large on the Board, and chairing the Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity & Inclusion.  Originally from Pasadena, Alex has a bachelor’s degree in criminology and sociology from the University of La Verne.  She moved to Sacramento in 2016 and currently works for the California Student Aid Commission in External Affairs. Alex lives in Southside Park with her husband, Joe; and they have two adult daughters, Zoë and Bonnie.

Rhonda Bell

President-Elect (2021-2022)

Rhonda is serving on the Board of Directors as President-Elect. She joined the Junior League of Sacramento in late 2017 as a provisional member and most recently served as the Senior Delegate for SPAC, working with the California State Public Affairs. She received her Bachelor’s in Science in Biology, and Communication Studies and is now completing her Masters in Organizational Leadership. Rhonda has worked in the tech industry for over 20 years and is currently managing a global quality organization within Apple, Inc. She lives with a genetic connective tissue condition, Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome which impacts her life daily but also motivates her continued community engagement. Rhonda lives in Elk Grove with her husband Steve, her daughter Jadyn, and 3 very funny dogs.

Alexa Valencia

Executive Vice President (2021-2022)

Biography coming soon!

Hilary Thomson

Recording Secretary (2021-2023)

Picture and bio coming soon!

Megan McConnell

Treasurer (2021-2022)

Megan is serving on the Board of Directors as the Treasurer, after recently joining the League in Fall 2019. A Sacramento native, Megan joined JLS to network, better get to know her community, and do good in the world.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is a licensed CPA. Megan currently works for the CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration in the Revenue Section. For relaxation, Megan enjoys practicing yoga and eating gelato.

Jillian Hall

Nominating Chair (2021-2023)

Picture and bio coming soon!

Tara Ransom

Sustainer Vice President (2020-2022)

Tara is serving as Sustainer Vice President on the Board of Directors. She joined the league in Rhode Island in 2010 and transferred to Sacramento in 2014. She has most recently served on the SPAC Committee. Originally from Santa Barbara, Tara has a bachelor’s degree in dance from Cal State Fullerton. She moved to Sacramento in 2014 and currently works for Hanson Bridgett LLP as an Executive Assistant. Tara lives in Elk Grove with her husband, Gabe and their two French Bulldogs.


Alison Miller

At-Large Director (2021-2022)

Alison is serving as At-Large Member on the Board of Directors. She joined the league in 2009, and is currently a Sustainer. A majority of her time in the league has been spent in the Membership Council, serving as an advisor on the New Member Committee as well as the New Member Committee Chair. Born and raised in California, Alison has a bachelor’s degree from CSU, Chico. Alison is an elementary school teacher, having just completed her tenth year of teaching. She enjoys a variety of hobbies, including traveling and singing with her acappella group.

Management Team

Robyn Stiles

Executive Vice President-Elect (2021-2022)

Picture and biography coming soon!




Communications VP

Heather Beckner

Community Programs VP (2020-2022)

Heather is serving on the Management Team as the Community Programs VP. She joined JLS in late 2017 as a provisional member, and jumped right in serving on the SPAC committee and as GET Loud Chair-Elect. Heather joined the League to develop her leadership skills while giving back to the Sacramento community.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Physical Geography from CSUS and is currently an Environmental Scientist with CalRecycle. Heather loves exploring the world with her husband and two young daughters. Her favorite place to be is near an ocean. Heather hopes that she can teach her daughters that empowered women, empower women.



Fundraising VP (2021-2023)

Riley Quackenbush

Membership VP (2021-2023)

Biography coming soon!