Board of Directors

The SF State Foundation is governed by a board of directors who work closely with the University to reach out to alumni, friends, and businesses in the community to build commitment and funding for San Francisco State University. The Foundation directly manages the University's endowment by determining acceptable risks in the portfolio, maximizing investment returns, minimizing investment expenses and improving endowment reporting and stewardship. The Foundation is incorporated as a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Board Officers

Jeff Jackanicz

Jeff Jackanicz

President, SF State Foundation

Vice President, University Advancement

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Neda Nobari ('84)

Chair

Founder and President, MOZAIK Foundation

Mary Huss

Mary Huss

Vice Chair

SFBT, SVBT publisher

Kimberly Brandon

Kimberly Brandon ('84)

Immediate Past Chair

Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley (Retired)

Venesia Thompson

Venesia Thompson-Ramsay

Secretary/Treasurer, SF State Foundation

Associate Vice President, University Advancement

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Directors

Vincent R. Anicetti

Vincent R. Anicetti ('77, '87)

Sr. VP at Coherus Biosciences

Leona Bridges

Leona M. Bridges ('79)

Commissioner, SFERS

Willie L. Brown, Jr.

Willie L. Brown, Jr. ('55)

41st Mayor of San Francisco

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Amy Chan

Legal Consultant, Attorney

Dana Corvin

Dana Corvin (’73)

Community leader

Greg Cosko

Greg Cosko

CEO, Hathaway Dinwiddie

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Donald "Don" Endo

Managing Director, BDO USA, (Ret.)

Nancy Fudem

Nancy Fudem

Philanthropist

Ted Griggs

Ted Griggs ('84)

Former NBC Sports Executive

John Gumas

John Gumas (’84)

President, Gumas Advertising

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Teri L. Jackson

1st District Court of Appeal, Justice

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Judy Marcus ('62)

Philanthropist

Herb Myers

Herb Myers

Retired Wells Fargo executive

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Debra Plousha Moore (B.A., '75)

Principal, Plousha Moore Group

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Don Nasser ('63)

President, Bay Properties, Inc. (Ret.)

Dennis O'Donnell

Dennis O'Donnell ('82)

Sports anchor, KPIX

Marsha Rosenbaum

Marsha Rosenbaum ('72)

Director, Drug Policy Alliance (Ret.)

Taylor Safford

Taylor Safford ('84, '95)

CEO and President, PIER 39

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David Serrano Sewell (’99)

COO, SF Chief Medical Examiner

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Patricia (Patty) Y. Siguenza ('87)

VP at Genentech

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Dottie Simmons ('94)

Strategic planning specialist

David L. Simon

David L. Simon ('72)

Television executive

Camilla Smith

Camilla Smith

Community leader, editor

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Coraetta Smith

Senior Director, Office of the CIO, Zendesk

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Russ Stanley ('88)

Managing VP, SF Giants

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Lisa White ('84)

Director of Education, Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley

San Francisco State Representatives

Lynn Mahoney

Lynn Mahoney

President, SF State

Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson

VP of Administration and Finance

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Amy Sueyoshi

Provost/VP for Academic Affairs

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Sheldon Gen

Faculty Representative

Directors Emeriti

Professor Emeritus Philip King

Lee Blitch

Community Leader

Don W. Scoble (’61, MA ’71)

Community Leader

Laurie Pitman

Philanthropist