Advisory Board

We are fortunate to have an active advisory board whose members play a critical role stewarding The Nonprofit Institute's work. Members provide guidance on community impact and education activities, assist with fundraising, marketing efforts, and strategic direction.

Janine Mason (chair) executive director, Fieldstone Leadership Network; consulting program officer, Weingart Foundation
Alberto Cortes executive director, Mama's Kitchen
Tim Costanzo board member, The Escondido Creek Conservancy, San Diego Fire Foundation
Leslie Hennessey board member, Canine Companions for Independence
Tony Hsu founder/CIO, Alethea Capital Management LLC; co-founder, Just In Time For Foster Youth
John Hughes executive director, Metro United Urban Ministry
Vince Kasperick founder and president,
Marisa Quiroz senior program officer - environment, International Community Foundation
Kathy Patoff vice president and foundation officer, Union Bank of California
John Rush quality assurance, RR Donnelly S.D.; quality manager, Rush Press
Ruth Westreich president, The Westreich Foundation
Christy Wilson executive director, Rancho Santa Fe Foundation