Lisa Maas, Executive Director

Lisa Maas came to CAPP in 2006 with 20 years of diversified legal experience with particular expertise in litigation, insurance, corporate law and board governance. She spent 15 years as Chief Legal Officer and Vice President for the California Dental Association and The Dentists Insurance Company and served as a CAPP board member since the organization’s inception in 1991.

Maas earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her law degree from the University of Southern California.  She remains an active Berkeley alum while also volunteering her time at the California Musical Theater Board of Directors.

AJ Kennedy, Communications Director

AJ Kennedy joined CAPP in October of 2008. She came to CAPP from the California Dental Association. AJ graduated from the California State University of Sacramento with a BA in Organizational Communication and a minor in Government. She volunteers her time on the board of Kops-N-Kids, a nonprofit organization that hosts a week-long summer camp for 350 Sacramento youth.

AJ has a passion for traveling. Some of her most memorable trips have included Greece, Cambodia, South Africa, St. Lucia, Chile, Argentina and China.

Tina de Vere White, Administrative Assistant

Tina joined CAPP as of January 2016. She came to CAPP from the California Rice Commission where she was an Administrative Assistant for three years. Tina studied Business Finance at the California State University of Sonoma. Her family owns de Vere’s Irish Pub in downtown Sacramento and Davis. She spends most of her time running after her 3 small children, watching t-ball games and volunteering in her son’s Kindergarten classroom. And when she’s not holding babies, she loves to bake desserts for her friends and family.


Photo credit: PDI Surgery Center