Job Title Board Member

Victoria

Victoria is a bilingual consumer package goods professional with over 22 years of experience building multi-million dollar brands, launching thousands of products in dozens of categories. She is a distinguished industry speaker with a strong business development know-how and a…

Amber

Since 2015, Amber has enjoyed the challenging and fulfilling work of serving over 22,000 San Diegans and their families as Chief Human Resources Officer for Vista Hill Foundations.  Prior to this role, Amber spent four years pursuing her passion for…

Sally

Sally is a seasoned operations leader who has a passion for operational excellence ~ fascinated by processes and inspired by the people who bring it all to life.   Over her 20+ years in operations, she has led diverse teams in…

Karen

Ms. Henken’s work focuses on fostering organizational growth, social impact and system change through social innovation and entrepreneurship. For the last 9 years, Ms. Henken has served as adjunct faculty at University of San Diego, teaching social innovation, design thinking…

Julianne

Julianne is a nonprofit executive with more than 30 years of experience. Her diverse career has spanned a variety of industries–consumer packaged goods, technology, childcare, museums and journalism—and an array of functions—finance, investments, strategy, mergers & acquisitions, customer service and…

Jess

Jess brings a unique perspective to our board of directors from her varied career at the intersection of social enterprise, philanthropy, and politics. Jess has an advanced understanding of San Diego’s food system landscape, with past roles including Director of…

Don

Don is an award-winning journalist, a certified culinarian, and culinary educator. He is the current president of the board of directors of the Chefs de Cuisine Education Foundation, a board member of the Chefs de Cuisine Association of San Diego,…

Catherine

Catherine Blair is a retired Dean and Director of College Counseling from the Bishop’s School in La Jolla. After her retirement, she started Hummingbird Needlepoint, where she designs and paints original needlepoint canvases. More than any other organization she has…