FRIENDS OF STEVENS CREEK TRAIL

From the Bay to the Mountains, we are the voice of the trail.

aka FRIENDS OF STEVENS CREEK TRAIL   |   Cupertino, CA   |  http://www.stevenscreektrail.org/

Mission

The Friends of Stevens Creek Trail promotes community pride and involvement in the completion, enhancement, and enjoyment of the Stevens Creek and Permanente Creek Trails and wildlife corridors.

Ruling year info

1993

President

Greg Unangst

Executive Director

Rajiv Mathur

Main address

22221 McClellan Rd

Cupertino, CA 95014 USA

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EIN

77-0334262

NTEE code info

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We need people to appreciate nature more, pollute less, exercise more, and adopt healthier lifestyles. Trails connect people to nature near where they live by providing enjoyable paths where they can exercise, meet neighbors, as well as get to where they are going in a beautiful and invigorating natural environment.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Creek Cleanup

The Friends of Stevens Creek Trail holds annual creek cleanups and we also support cleanups by our partner organizations.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We host booths to educate the public about the Stevens Creek and Permanente Creek Trails and Wildlife corridors at local festivals, earth day events, and other community and environmental gatherings.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Friends of Stevens Creek won a grant from the Santa Clara County Water District and local cities to study improving fish passages on Stevens Creek to restore Salmon and Steelhead spawning to the creek.

Population(s) Served
Adults

FOSCT holds an annual Trailblazer Race with 10K & 5K runs, 3 mile walk, and kids races to engage the public with the trail as well as raise funds for the organization.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Raise community awareness and support for the completion and enhancement of the trails and wildlife corridors of Stevens Creek and Permanente Creek.

Publicize the Stevens Creek Trail thru the following:
- Education Booths at events in Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, and Cupertino
- Trail Cleanups
- Trailblazer Race and the publicity surrounding it
- Networking with neighbors
- Working with partner organizations
- Website
- Social Media (Facebook & Twitter)
- Oral Care Recycling Program
- Funding Habitat Restoration with Acterra
- Funding and managing fish passage improvements on Stevens Creek

Our board currently has 10 adult volunteer board members, 1 associate youth board member, 1 part time Executive Director, 1 part time Assistant Director, a website, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, 200+ current volunteers, 100+ current donors, and ~5000 known friends.

The Stevens Creek Trail is currently 56.9% complete measured from the mouth of the Stevens Creek Trail on the Bay to the Stevens Creek Dam and 59.61% complete measured from the Bay to the Ridge Trail.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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FRIENDS OF STEVENS CREEK TRAIL

Board of directors
as of 1/10/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mr Greg Unangst

Friends of Stevens Creek Trail

Term: 2022 - 2022


Board co-chair

Mr Stephen Garrity

Friends of Stevens Creek Trail

Term: 2017 - 2022

Stephen Garrity

Garth Williams

Anne Ng

Scott Trappe

John Brazil

Ross Heitkamp

Greg Unangst

Andrea Stawitcke

Subramanian Kumaraswamy

Jim Meyerson

Richard Lowenthal

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 01/10/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian American/Pacific Islanders/Asian
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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