Board Chair

Rekha Patel

Formerly Chief Financial Officer, Grosvenor Americas, San Francisco, CA


Erik Mayo

Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Terra Incognita Capital, Redwood City, CA


Catalina Ruiz-Healy

Vice President, Rappaport Family Foundation, San Francisco, CA


Jocelyn Lamm Startz

SVP, Legal & Business Affairs, Cadreon, San Francisco, CA

Board of Directors

Board Member

Peter Bransten

Attorney, Glaser Weil, San Francisco, CA

Board Member

Jeff Chang

Executive Director, Institute for the Diversity in the Arts, Stanford University

Board Member

Amy Eliot

Principal, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, DE+, San Francisco, CA

Board Member

Meklit Hadero

Singer, Musician, Cultural Instigator, TED Senior Fellow, Berkeley, CA

Board Member

Elna Hall, Ph.D.

Director of Consulting, 3D Group, Emeryville, CA

Board Member

D.J. Kurtze

Vice President & Business Acquisition Manager, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, CA

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Laura Livoti

CEO, Common Counsel Foundation, Oakland, CA

Board Member

Mark Miles

CEO, MMCI, Oakland, CA

Board Member

Paul Ryder

Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, School of Management, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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Diane Sanchez

Organization Consultant, Oakland, CA

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Vicki Shipkowitz

Executive, Technology Startup, San Francisco, CA

Board Member

Meg Spriggs

Managing Director, Multi-Family Investments Group, Shorenstein Properties, LLC, San Francisco, CA

Board Member

Marc Vogl

Principal, Arts Consultant & Philanthropic Advisor, Vogl Consulting, San Francisco, CA

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Vinitha Watson

Founder and Executive Director, Zoo Labs, Oakland, CA

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Karen Wickre

Editorial Strategist, KVOX Media

Board Member

Zak Williams

Chief Operating Officer, Crossing Minds, San Francisco, CA



Helen Sause

Former Deputy Executive Director, San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, Alameda, CA