Valley Nonprofit Resources

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Advisory Board

Members of VNR’s Advisory Board come from nonprofits and businesses located in the Valley, as well as from capacity-building organizations throughout Southern California. The Board provides input on VNR activities, and oversight to its various programs (for instance, by reviewing and commenting on VNR evaluation data). Members are:

Joy Picus, Consultant (Advisory Board Chair)
Regina Birdsell, Center for Nonprofit Management
Rev. Dr. D.D. Chatman, Greater Community Missionary Baptist Church
Neal Dudovitz, Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles
David Factor, Executive Service Corps of Southern California
Barbara Firestone, PhD, The Help Group
Susan Kaplan, Friends of the Family
Julaine Konselman, Consultant
Rochelle Nakajima, Singer Lewak
Roy Marshall, Child and Family Guidance Center
Marie Mayen-Cho, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
Bruce Nelson, Glendale Adventist Hospital
Jerry Seliger, PhD, California State University Northridge
Lewis Sharpstone, SingerLewak
Paul Vandeventer, Community Partners
Diana Medina Wiley, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools
Kimberly Wyard, Northeast Valley Health Corporation

VNR Partner Representatives

Jenny Gutierrez, MEND
Stella Theodoulou, PhD, California State University Northridge