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CALIFORNIA HUMANITIES BOARD MEMBERS

 

MARY VALENTINE, BOARD CHAIR
Former College Professor, Photographer
Los Angeles

ALEX ESPINOZA, BOARD VICE CHAIR
Professor, Department of Television, Film
California State University, Los Angeles

NANCY RIDDLE, TREASURER
Chief Financial Officer, WestEd
San Francisco

*ALICE Y. HOM, SECRETARY
Director of Equity and Social Justice
Northern California Grantmakers
San Francisco

BRIAN AGUILAR
Deputy Director, Center for California Studies
California State University, Sacramento

BRENDA WONG AOKI
Co-Founder & Artistic Director, First Voice
San Francisco

DR. HONORA CHAPMAN
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Humanities
California State University, Fresno

*JACQUELYN CRABTREE
Co-Founder, Strands Salon
Sacramento

WENDA FONG
Co-Founder & Chairperson Emeritus, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE)
Los Angeles

*FRITZ FRIEDMAN
President
The Fritz Friedman Co., Los Angeles

RACHEL HATCH
Program Officer – Community Vitality
The McConnell Foundation
Redding

BENNETT PEJI
Vice President, Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
San Diego

CHERYL ALETHIA PHELPS
Communications Director
ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

OLIVER ROSALES
Professor of History
Bakersfield College, Bakersfield

JOHN SZABO
City Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles

JESSICA WEARE
Civic Technology & Community Engagement Manager
Microsoft
Mountain View

 

*Gubernatorial Appointees

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California Humanities seeks board nominations on a revolving basis to serve three-year terms on its Board. For more information, please click for Board Committee Descriptions. If you would like to nominate a new board member please download the form below and email it to nominate@calhum.org. Candidates must be nominated by someone other than themselves. Download the Nomination Form

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