Anne Farrell is the Vice President of Philanthropy at Voices for Children, a San Diego nonprofit agency with a mission to transform the lives of San Diego children who, for their own safety, have been taken into foster care. VFC recruits, trains, and supervises Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs); these volunteer CASAs advocate in the courtroom, in school, and in the community for the rights and well-being of foster children. Previously (1986-2010), Ms. Farrell worked for 24 years at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), where she was a member of the senior management team responsible for all aspects of fundraising. She raised over $55 million for MCASD and another $20 million for the other organizations she served. From 1976 to 1985, she held senior fundraising positions at the University of Southern California School of Fine Arts, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Recognized for her expertise in grant writing and program planning, she taught at UCLA Extension and the USC's Museum Studies program, and has consulted to various nonprofit organizations. She has been a site reviewer for the American Association of Museums' Accreditation Program, and served as an Advisory Committee Member for the Governor of California's Art and Technology project. She holds a B.A. degree in art history from San Jose State University, is a graduate of the Museum Management Institute (1983, The Getty Trust & U.C. Berkeley), and spent a year abroad at the University of Florence, Italy.