Board Highlight: Juliette-Marie Somerset

1) What opportunities have you been involved with at W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? W.O.M.A.N. Inc. and The Riley Center provide a comprehensive 40 hour domestic violence training several times during the year for volunteer peer advocates and counselors. I completed the Fall 2015 DV training program and have been a trained volunteer peer counselor/advocate on the Support … Continue reading Board Highlight: Juliette-Marie Somerset

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board Spotlight: Sara Matlock

1) How did you come to be involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? For the past few years I have volunteered as a pro-bono consultant to Bay Area non-profits through the Taproot Foundation. In 2013 I learned about a project through Taproot to pull together a strategic assessment and environmental scan for WOMAN Inc. I was initially … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board Spotlight: Sara Matlock

Board Spotlight: Kathy Jeffery

1) What is your name? Kathy Jeffery 2) How did you come to be involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I work with Caresse Santin, who has been a crisis volunteer with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. for the last ten years. A few years ago I moved to San Francisco from Chicago. Caresse introduced me to the organization and … Continue reading Board Spotlight: Kathy Jeffery

Board Highlight: Anisha Taheer

1) How long have been with the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board? I've been on the board for nearly 3 years now. 2) As a Board Member, what are some of your responsibilities? As a new member of the organization sinking through somewhat what of a financial crisis and mismanagement I don't think I had one role … Continue reading Board Highlight: Anisha Taheer

Board Highlight: Simi Grewal-Singh

How long have been with the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board? Since March 2009 As a Board Member, what are some of your responsibilities?  The Board of Directors is largely responsible for supporting the executive director and staff, ensuring effective strategic planning, goal-setting, and strengthening programs and services.  To that end, my responsibilities include actively participating in all planning … Continue reading Board Highlight: Simi Grewal-Singh

Board Highlight: Allison Cristando

1) How did you come to be involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? My husband does a lot of work through the Taproot Foundation that provides pro bono services to non-profit clients. Each time he selects a new project to be a part of, we discuss the organization and why he wants to be involved. When learning … Continue reading Board Highlight: Allison Cristando

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board Highlight–Bronwyn Martorana

How long have been with the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board? It will be 2 years in May. As a Board Member, what are some of your responsibilities? The Board of Directors is primarily responsible for supporting the executive director and staff, ensuring effective strategic planning, strengthening programs and services, and ensuring adequate financial resources. To that end, … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board Highlight–Bronwyn Martorana