Board and Staff

Our board and staff team is comprised of a talented group of individuals from the corporate, nonprofit, medical, technology, and legal sectors who dedicate themselves to governing BCEF with integrity, fiscal responsibility and compassion.

BCEF Board of Directors

Board Chair

Cynthia Hester
Senior Director
New Relic


Diane Brown
Manager, Nonprofit Tax Services
Crowe LLP


Renée Ventimiglia
Chief Financial Officer
The Crucible

Members at Large

Laura Chavaree
Head of Dist. & Speciality Pharmacy Account Management


Win Chang
Cloud Customer Experience Executive
Oracle Corporation


Jared Haftel
Investment Analyst
SQN Investors

BCEF Staff

Karen Edwards
Interim Executive Director
(415) 932-6020 ext. 1
Patricia Davis
Client Services
(415) 932-6020 ext. 2
Languages: English
Joanie Juster
(415) 932-6020 ext. 3
Kelmen WuRhonda Poindexter
Finance & Accounting
(415) 932-6020 ext. 4

“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.”