Helping nonprofit leaders do better at doing good

Board Leadership Institute Graduates

The Board Leadership Institute provides local nonprofit leaders with skills and tools to internally strengthen their organization and to build business longevity in the communities they serve. On average, over 30 leaders graduate from this intensive six-month program each year. At the culmination ceremony, each participant is awarded with a certificate for having completed the course of training.

Congratulations 2019 Cohort:
Congratulations 2018 Cohort:
  • ARC of Ventura County
    Julie Duran, Director of Development; Mary Platt, Board Member; Tad Endicott, Board Member
  •  Camarillo Ranch Foundation
    Marissa Lopez Elkins, Executive Director; Charles Devlin, President; Martin Daly, Treasurer
  • Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara
    Andrea Roschke, Finance Chair & 1st Vice Chair; Phil Dipaola, Board Member; John Ray, Board Member
  • Coalition for Family Harmony
    Caroline Prijatel-Sutton, Executive Director; Christine Van Nuys, Board Chair
  • El Centrito Family Learning Centers
    Teresa Segovia, Executive Director; Catherine Awsumb Nelson, Board Member
  • Community Conscience
    Robin Britt, Executive Director; Fran Brough, President; Margaret Fieweger, 1st Vice President;  Larry Marquart, Assistant Treasurer; Cara Cohen, Board Member
  •  Kids & Families Together
    David Friedlander, CEO; Sharon Watts Woolley, Board Chair; Sharon Cromartie, VP, Administration; Stephanie Caldwell, Board Member
  • Ventura County Arts Council
    Margaret Travers, Executive Director; Friday Gretchen, Board President; Fernando Albert Salinas, Board Member; Brian Bemel, Board Member
  • Ventura Land Trust
    Derek Poultney, Executive Director; John Hankins, Secretary; Susan LeFevre, Board Member; Dennis Kulzer, Board Member; Ed Wehan, Board Member; Don Wood, Board Member