David Bonetto

With over 45 years of multi-dance experience and training in tap, jazz, ballet, and numerous other facets of the arts, David Bonetto has designed the performing arts program at DanceWorks Unlimited to build self-expression, mental and physical discipline, and personal motivation through the art of dance.

Bonetto is actively involved in all areas of the performing arts with choreography for play productions, fashion shows, pageants, stage productions, and has been an adjudicator for these same events throughout the state as well as dance competitions across the country.

As the director of “Kids Unlimited”, a performing arts group, Bonetto has been instrumental in providing young people with motivation, performance training, and social responsibility. He has had the privilege of working as the Director of New Wrinkles, at Fresno City College, Fresno’s premier Senior Showcase Performing Company providing Fresno with Song, Dance, and Laughter.

Currently, Bonetto is on faculty at Fresno City College in the dance department, serves as a consultant to Fresno Unified School District conducting workshops and choreography. For the last 20 years he has had an active role in the beauty and design industry as a visual artist and marketing director.

Dr. Russell Carrington, PhD

Dr. Russell Carrington oversees technology commercialization for the Energy Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Earth & Environmental Sciences Areas at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in Berkeley CA. In this role, he geeks out with lab researchers, patent attorneys, and licensing experts to evaluate and commercialize inventions such as nanomaterials, laser plasma accelerators, and climate simulators. He also leads entrepreneurship training for Berkeley Lab researchers, and judges/mentors UC Berkeley startups in entrepreneurship competitions.

Prior to Berkeley Lab, Carrington co-founded two startups and consulted for a strategy firm. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and BS in the same from Rice University. Outside of work, Carrington plays on a co-ed flag football team, performs with a community orchestra and several chamber groups, and volunteers with the Prison University Project, an on-site associate’s degree program at San Quentin State Prison.

Scott Eastom

Born and raised in Fresno, Scott graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics. After starting his professional career in banking and finance, he found his way back to his humble roots in agriculture.

Presently, Eastom is an owner and managing member of El Dorado Almonds, LLC and he and his wife have a family farm west of Fresno. While driven and ambitious, his proudest accomplishment by far is his marriage to his loving wife and two beautiful children.

Outside of work and family, his hobbies include learning how to make the perfect (secret recipe) meat sauce and ravioli with Nonni every winter and supporting philanthropic organizations benefiting youth and the less fortunate including Future Farmers of America, Quincy Poindexter Basketball Camp, Madera Youth Baseball, Feed the People, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Camp Taylor.

Jackie Geist Frank

Jackie (Geist) Frank is a ballet dancer who trained with the Vacaville Ballet Company for over 10 years and was accepted to the Oregon Ballet Theatre, Kirov Ballet, Joffrey ballet, and The Rock School for Dance Summer intensive programs. Though, you may better know her as Miss California 2008!

Frank was a triple preliminary winner at Miss California in 2008 and Top 7 finalist at Miss America 2009. After her year as Miss California, she used the over $20,000 in scholarships she earned through her participation in the Miss America Organization toward her degree in Economics at California State University, Sacramento. For the last three years she has been working as a Client Services Manager at Wealth Plus, Inc.

Frank married her high school sweetheart, Robby, almost four years ago; they reside in Novato, California where they enjoy being close to the coast. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, bikram yoga, crafting, and fixing up her home.

Todd Suntrapak

Todd Suntrapak was chosen to lead Valley Children’s Healthcare as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2012. He had served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Valley Children’s since 2005.

Suntrapak holds a Master’s Degree in healthcare management and is heavily engaged in continuing education programs. This includes involvement with The Craig School of Business’ entrepreneurship program at California State University, Fresno. As a mentor in this program, Todd has been part of a hands-on effort to work personally with students, sharing experience and helping ensure that the knowledge of each generation of healthcare leaders is passed on to the next.

Suntrapak served on the Regents Advisory Council of the California Association of Health Care Leaders, is a past Sierra Pacific President of the American College of Healthcare Executives and supports and serves on the boards of many other organizations that focus on helping people, including the American Red Cross and Exceptional Parents Unlimited.

A proud father and photography enthusiast, Suntrapak enjoys anything that involves the ocean.

Audrey Sibley Valles

Originally from Southern Arizona, Audrey resides in Tucson with her husband Armando and three young children. Her involvement with the Miss America Organization began at the age of 17 when she entered and won her first local competition. Two years later she was crowned Miss Arizona 2005. During her year of service, she traveled more than 35,000 miles throughout Arizona, traveled to six states and made over 200 appearances on behalf of her platform Be AWARE: Preventing Child Abduction and Exploitation as a spokesperson for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s NetSmartz Internet Safety Education Program. She competed in the 2006 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas where she was named a finalist for the National Quality of Life Community Service award honoring her platform work.

Thanks, in part, to the Miss America Organization Valles graduated debt free from The University of Arizona with a degree in marketing and now owns several small businesses. She is also an active real estate broker. For four years, she served as co-executive director of the Miss Pima County Scholarship Pageant that produced not only two runners-up to the state title but also Miss Arizona 2010 and Top 10 at Miss America 2011.

Valles is a formally trained vocalist in the areas of classical, pop and musical theatre vocal. She has judged Miss America’s Outstanding Teen and Miss pageants on the local and state levels in 10 states and is honored to be in the Golden State to help select the next Miss California!