Board Members

Board Member
Executive Director, Greenlining Institute
Key areas of achievement:
  • Master’s Degree in Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Former PPIA Fellow and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellow
Board Member
Trustee, State Center Community College District
Key areas of achievement:
  • Appointed Member, Foundation of California Community Colleges
  • President, Madera 21-A District Fair Board
Board Member
Philanthropist
Key areas of achievement:
  • Former senior staff member, Clayman Institute for Gender Research
  • Board Member, Reading Partners Silicon Valley Regional Board
  • Member, Women of Silicon Valley Donor Circle
Board Member
Founder & Managing Director, Ideal Philanthropy & Sustainability
Key areas of achievement:
  • Board Member at Mexican American Legal Defense Educational Fund
  • Former Vice President, Worldwide Community & Corporate Citizenship for Levi Strauss and Co. and Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation
Board Member
Owner and Principal, Fitzsimmons Consulting
Key areas of achievement:
  • Received Levi Strauss Excellence Award
  • CFO U.S. Levi's Co.
Board Member
Director of Community Relations, Southern California Gas Company
Key areas of achievement:
  • Graduate of Leadership California, Leadership Southern California, LEAD San Diego, and the African American Leadership Institute at the UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • American Marshall Memorial Fellow
Board Member
Senior Director External Relations, The California State University Office of the Chancellor
Key areas of achievement:
  • Awarded the National Latina Alliance’s first President Award
  • Received the 2009 Alberto and Lorenza Muniz Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Board Member
Partner, Irell & Manella LLP
Key areas of achievement:
  • President, UCLA's Design for Sharing
Secretary
Senior Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Mark Leno
Key areas of achievement:
  • Recipient of the Berkeley Law Foundation's Phoenix Fellowship and the American Association of University Women's Selected Professions Fellowship
  • Selected as Legislative Staffer of the Year from the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

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