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board of directors

Paul Devermann, Vice Board Chair

Former Executive Director, Rotary of San Diego, technology consultant, partner in Haines Solar Cookers. Also serves on the Board of the Alliance for African Assistance.


Frantz Farreau, Board Secretary

Attorney, Broker Associate, HomeSmart Realty West. Also serves on the University City Planning Board, the Board of the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego, and volunteers with the Legal Aid Society.


Jaci Sander, Board Treasurer

Fraction CFO, Stella Foundation. Fractional Chief of Staff, The KINN. Partner, Social Venture Partners. Corporate Event Manager. Founder and Former Volunteer-in-Chief, HandsOn San Diego. Former Board Chair, Young Nonprofit Professional Network San Diego. AmeriCorps Alumni

Karen Henken, Board Member

Adjust Faculty at University of San Diego, also serves on Board of Directors of Kitchens for Good and Free to Thrive. Previously served as Co-Chair Board of Advisors for Kroc School at the University of San Diego.

Lorraine Iverson, Board Member

Co-founder and president of Cooper/Iverson Marketing and co-founder of Contigo Software. Board president of Universal Spirit Center and founder of Spirit in Action social justice group. Previously president and board member of Dress for Success-San Diego, currently serves as a board member of Shariah’s Closet. 

Jean Kluver, Board Chair

Former Dean, High Tech Elementary Explorer,  Former Executive Director, Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development, Boston. Author, Changing the Subject: Twenty Years of Projects from High Tech High.


Jolene Mayer Shumilak,

Board Member and Choir Member

Previous Board Member of Women’s Empower International and

American Indian Resource Center 


Steph Johnson, Board Member

President, CEO, and Creative Director of Voices of Our City Choir 

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