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Currently, Nancy is involved in the following organizations:
American Leadership Forum ALF
Gives leaders from the most diverse elements of their community an opportunity to build trusting relationships with each other and to develop skills in collaboration that can be applied to benefit the community.
Senior fellow, Executive Committee Member, 2016 Chair of the Board & served on numerous committees since 2011.
National American Leadership Forum
ALF is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to building stronger communities by joining and strengthening diverse leaders to serve the common good. There are seven chapters located throughout the United States. Each chapter tailors its Fellows and Senior Fellows program to the region it serves. Board Member
KVIE -PBS for Northern California
Serves nearly 1.4 million households in a 16-county TV Market, the nation’s 20th largest. PBS KVIE’s mission is to inspire the viewer to explore the world and connect with their community through the integrity of public media. Board Member
Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Cap to Cap
50th Anniversary of leaders from across six counties and 22 cities in the Capitol Region went to our Nation’s Capitol to address local issues and advocate for the region through its twelve policy teams. It is the largest long-standing delegation of its kind. The Civic Amenities Committee explored how live music venues support a region’s economic vitality and contribute to a thriving sense of community. Civic Amenities Planning Committee Member
2015 American Cancer Society Hope Gala: 2015 Sacramento Hope Gala
Sacramento’s 7th Annual American Cancer Society Gala, “A Bounty of Hope” Saturday, September 12, 2015. We raised over $425,000 and netted $385,000 which was a 74% increase over the year before. Event Co-Chair
Unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service as corps members where they work in the classroom focusing on attendance, behavior, and core curriculum.
Founding board member, Executive Committee Member, Chair of Board Leadership and Development Committee
BIG Day of Giving
In 2013 a movement was started to encourage residents of the Greater Sacramento region to donate money to local nonprofits.
Governing Council Member
UC Davis School of Education
The school offers Ph.D., Ed.D, and M.A., degrees in education, as well as single and multiple subject teaching credentials.
Board of Advisors Member
Farm to Fork Festival
In 2012 First-time festival was attended by 25,000 highlighting Farm-to-Fork offerings that are produced and available in the Sacramento region.
Created an effort within the festival to raise funds for the six-county food banks
Capital Region Women’s Conference
A collaborative annual event for women which focused on health and wealth.
Committee member for the Inaugural Conference and Moderator on the panel: Philanthropic Transformation: Women Leading the Way
UC Davis MIND Institute
A collaborative international research center committed to the awareness, understanding, prevention, care, and cures of neurodevelopmental disorders. As Event Co-Chair for three years raised over $275,000. As board chair, she was involved in the hiring of the executive director, and instrumental in creating an awareness event that brought in over 900 people.
Chair of the Board and Event Co-Chair
UC Davis Leadership Council
Community members who serve as advocates are committed to building awareness of and support for UC Davis Health System.
Executive Committee Member and Chair of several committees
Go Red for Women
Event to support heart awareness, research, education, and community programs to benefit women.
Executive Committee Member
Sacramento Country Day School
An independent, coeducational, college-prep school. Pre-K to 12.
A public-private partnership providing a six-week academic summer program for college motivated ethnically diverse students from under-resourced schools, taught by teacher-trained high school and college students.
Advisory Committee Member
An independent Jewish Community Day School from Infant-6th grade.
President and Chair of numerous committees
Crocker Art Museum
Oldest public art museum west of the Mississippi River. Served on the board for 13 years.
Board Member, Treasurer, Secretary, and Chair of numerous events
Offers mental health treatment, and social services to foster care recipients.
Co-Chaired the first Valentine’s Ball
National Breast Cancer Fund
Identifies and advocates for the elimination of the environmental and other preventable causes of breast cancer. Co-Chair of the Sacramento Gala for three years raised $250,000.
Board Member and Sacramento Event Co-Chair
Mosaic Law Congregation
Vice President Board of Trustees
Sacramento Jewish Federation
A philanthropic, not-for-profit organization that provides educational, cultural, and social services programs within the Jewish community locally and around the world.
Board Member, numerous positions, and Chaired Women’s Division Campaign
River Oaks for Children
Provider of behavioral health and mental health services for at-risk children. The capital campaign exceeded its goal of $1.5 million.
Major Gift Capital Campaign Committee Member