Board and Staff


Our board and staff team is comprised of a talented group of individuals from the corporate, non-profit, medical, public health and advocacy sectors who dedicate themselves to governing BCEF with integrity, fiscal responsibility and compassion.


BCEF Staff
Board of Directors


BCEF Staff


Maria Sousa
Executive Director
(415) 932-6020 ext. 102

Program Staff

Pat Davis
Client Services Manager
(415) 932-6020 ext. 106
Languages: English, Spanish

Development Staff

Maria Sousa
Executive Director
(415) 932-6020 ext. 102


Kelmen WuKelmen Wu
Finance Manager
(415) 932-6020 ext. 103
Kelmen WuKim Nguyen
Special Events and
Communications Intern

Board of Directors


Board Chair

Karen Edwards
Director of Business Development
TG Nest



Diane Brown
Manager, Nonprofit Tax Services
Crowe Horwath LLP



Renée Ventimiglia
Chief Financial Officer
The Crucible

Members at Large

Win Chang
Director, Support Account Manager


Stephanie Gee, SCPM
Program Planner
Google AdWords


Jared Haftel
Investment Analyst
SQN Investors


Rory Quintana
Attorney, Quintana Hanafi, LLP


Cynthia Hester
Salesforce, Director




“I got involved in BCEF because I wanted to be a part of a great agency with a mission that is very important to me. BCEF is an outstanding, well-run organization that makes an immediate, direct and material impact on the clients who are most in need of our services and funds. I know that they are making a difference, and I am proud to be a part of it.”


Karen Edwards, BCEF Board Chair