About Us

The East Bay Community Foundation is committed to advancing a Just East Bay.

We partner with donors, social movements, and the community to eliminate structural barriers, advance racial equity, and transform political, social, and economic outcomes for all who call the East Bay home.

What We Do

We partner with community members to champion quality education for all students, fight for good jobs and livable wages, and invest in high-impact community programs.

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Our Team

Executive Office

Ahmi Dhuna

Strategy and Innovation Manager

Claire Kahrobaie

Interim Internal Chief of Staff to the President & CEO

(510) 208-0821

Mahvash Hassan

Project Lead, COVID-19 African American Education & Outreach Partnership

A Portrait of Pamela Calloway

Pamela Calloway, Esq.

Interim President & CEO

Community Investment & Partnerships

Amy Fitzgerald

Vice President of CIP

(510) 208-0825

Byron Johnson

Capacity Building Initiative Officer

(510) 208-0824

David Pontecorvo

Director of Grantmaking Systems, Evaluation, and Learning

(510) 208-0828

Debrah Giles

Senior Program Officer

(510) 208-0804


Hannah Garcia

Senior Program Officer


Joshua Lee

Senior Program Officer

(510) 836-3223

Melody Rooshen

Program Associate

Sabrina Wu

Senior Program Officer

(510) 208-0835

Zakiyyah Brewer

Program Associate, ASCEND:BLO

(510) 208-0836


Brenda Laribee

Senior Philanthropic Advisor

(510) 208-0807

Deb Stallings

Interim Vice President of Development

Diana Rojek-Skonnord

Development Data Manager

(510) 208-0819

Ellie Young

Development Associate

Jeri Boomgaarden

Senior Philanthropic Advisor

(510) 208-0857


Kaitlin Levenstrong

Senior Philanthropic Advisor

(510) 208-0822

Katiti Crawford

Senior Philanthropic Advisor

May Leong

Senior Institutional Giving Officer

(510) 208-0808

Son Chau

Son Chau

Senior Philanthropic Advisor

Donor Services & Administrative support

Anoop Kaur

Director, Donor Services & Administrative Support

Carolina Reyes

Donor Services Associate

Jida Nasser

Donor Services Associate

(510) 208-0814

Kayla Paz

Temporary DSAS Associate

Sandra Ramirez

Donor Services Associate


Elizabeth Burger

Finance Administrative & Program Manager

Gennie Zaragoza


Jill Chang

Senior Accountant

(510) 208-0831

Linda Cornett

Senior Accountant: Investments and Funds

(510) 836-3223

Theresa Johnson

Senior Accountant: Transactions, Systems, and General Ledger

Valerie Red-Horse Mohl

Chief Financial Officer

Grants Management & Scholarships

Apryl Rhinehart

Senior Grants Specialist

Clint Hayden

Grants & Scholarships Specialist

(510) 208-0817

Laura Choe

Director of Grants Management and Scholarships

(510) 208-0845

Natalie Torres-Rosas

Grants & Scholarships Specialist

Reem Aranki

Grants Management Assistant

Human Resources & Operations

Carlos Velasquez

Managing Director, Operations & Facilities

Isaac Gonzalez

IT Projects Coordinator

Lada Velichkov

Operations Associate

Marlynne Leonardson

Senior Administrative Assistant

(510) 208-0841

Michele Johnson

Receptionist & Operations Associate

(510) 836-3223

Rana Zarour

Operations & Human Resources Coordinator

(510) 208-0839

Sam Aranki

Operations and Facilities Associate

Talitha Green Ling

Vice President, Human Resources and Operations

Marketing & Communications

Andrew Hattori

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

(510) 208-0823

Board of Directors

Stefano Bertozzi, MD, PhD

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Health Policy & Management - University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health

A Portrait of Pamela Calloway

Pamela Calloway, Esq.

Interim President & CEO, EBCF; Principal Activist, Calloway & Associates

Catherine Chen

Managing Director and Financial Advisor, SRI Wealth Management Group, RBC Wealth Management

Quinn Delaney

Founder and Board Chair, Akonadi Foundation

Mark Friedman

CEO, Eden Health District

John Govea

Vice Chair, EBCF; Former Program Director for Immigrant Rights and Integration, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund

Tom Hanenburg

Senior Vice President, Hospital System Operations, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan & Hospitals

Connie Cagampang Heller

Artist/Philanthropist; Cofounder, Linked Fate Fund for Justice

Hector Javier Preciado

Chief Growth Officer, Alluma

Gwen Walden

Senior Managing Director, Arabella Advisors

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Contact Details

(510) 836-3223
De Domenico Building
200 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

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