Advisors to the Board

Howard
W.
Brotman
Former:
Retired, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, San Diego National Bank
Boards/Community Involvement:
Past Chair, San Diego Mediation Center; United Way of San Diego County; United Jewish Federation of San Diego County; and, Friends of Vista Hill Foundation
Malin
Burnham
Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield
Former:
Chairman of John Burnham & Co., Burnham Pacific Properties and Chairman of the Advisory Council of Sorrento Associates; Past Founder and Director of First National Bank of San Diego
Boards/Community Involvement:
Trustee of The Burnham Institute, Dean's Advisory Council of The Rady School of Management at the University California, San Diego
Richard
Dreyfuss
Actor/Advocate
Christine
Forester
Catalyst
Boards/Community Involvement:
Museum of Photographic Arts; the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Verified Voting Foundation; President Obama’s National Finance Committee; President Obama’s Arts Policy Committee; President Obama’s Urban Policy Committee; President Obama’s Arts and the Humanities; Finance Committee, Common Purpose Project; Finance Committee, Unity Fund
Bobbie
A.
Gilbert
Past Chair
Retired, Marriage & Family Therapist
Boards/Community Involvement:
Past Board Chair NCRC; Planned Parenthood Board; ACLU Board; UC San Diego ArtPower; Jewish Community Foundation Board
Jeanne
Herberger
Trustee, The Herberger Foundation
Boards/Community Involvement:
Arizona State University Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Dean’s Leadership Cabinet; founder, Arizona Women’s Education and Employment, Inc; Founder, The Arizona Women’s Forum; Founder Visionaries for a Vital Arizona; Sanford, Burnham, Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Trustee
Judge
J. Lawrence
Irving
Former:
U.S. District Court Judge and Private Mediator
George
Carter
Jessop
Retired, George Carter Jessop Jewelers
Boards/Community Involvement:
Chair, Rees-Stealy Research Foundation; Past Chair, San Diego Mediation Center; and Trustee, Clairemont School of Theology
Jessie
J.
Knight Jr.
Former:
Chairman, SDG&E; Chairman, Southern California Gas Co.; and Executive Vice President of External Affairs, Sempra Energy
Boards/Community Involvement:
Board Member, San Diego Padres Baseball Club; Council on Foreign Relations, New York.
Connie
Matsui
Board of Governors, The San Diego Foundation; Board of Directors, Halozyme Therapueutics
Former:
Interim Chief Executive Officer, The San Diego Foundation; Executive Vice President, Biogen Idec, Inc; IDEC Pharmaceuticals; Wells Fargo Bank; Chair, San Diego Grantmakers; President/Board Chair, Girl Scouts
Bill
Walton
Television Sportscaster, Author
Former:
NBA All-Star Basketball Player and UCLA All-American
Boards/Community Involvement:
Bill has raised the level of play in this region’s private giving circles with his record-setting 50-plus charitable beneficiaries, and his extraordinary talent for motivating his teammates in community service.
Lori
Walton
Philanthropist
Former:
Sales and marketing for Black & Decker, Allergan pharmaceuticals and Ray-Ban
Boards/Community Involvement:
Board member at Spay and Neuter Action Project; Freedom Dogs; Girl Scouts; UCSD Athletics; Green Beach America; NBA Behind the Bench; San Diego Symphony Sweethearts; San Diego Public Library; UCLA Foundation
Christopher
Weil
Chairman of the Board, Christopher Weil & Company, Inc.
Boards/Community Involvement:
San Diego Grantmakers; San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival; Patricia & Christopher Weil Family Foundation; Jacobs Family Foundation/Jacobs Center for Community Innovation; UCSD Foundation