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Ventura College Foundation

Your Dreams. Our Mission.

aka VCF   |   Ventura, CA   |  https://VenturaCollegeFoundation.org

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Ventura College Foundation

EIN: 77-0037747


Mission

The Ventura College Foundation transforms students’ lives through education by providing innovative and vital resources and financial support. The Foundation collaborates with Ventura College to enhance human potential, civic engagement, careers, and academic success of students enabling their effective impact and legacy on the college, local workforce, and our community.

Notes from the nonprofit

The Ventura College Foundation is committed to maintaining the highest standards in transparency, accountability, and stewardship of all funds, including grants, contracts, and donor-directed contributions. Our finances are thoroughly reviewed at regular intervals by our finance committee, executive committee, investment committee, audit committee, and our full board of directors. The VC Foundation undergoes an annual audit by an independent audit firm specializing in nonprofit organizations, and the VC Foundation audit committee assesses this vendor relationship at regular intervals. All of this is to ensure our organization's prudent use of resources in achieving our mission to serve Ventura College and its students. Federal Tax I.D. #: 77-0037747

Ruling year info

1984

Executive Director

Ms. Anne Paul King

Main address

4667 Telegraph Rd

Ventura, CA 93003 USA

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EIN

77-0037747

Subject area info

Education

Philanthropy

Human services

Population served info

LGBTQ people

Heterosexuals

Women

Men

Ethnic and racial groups

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NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (B11)

Community/Junior College (B41)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Students come to Ventura College (VC) with a variety of strengths, dreams, and needs. VC and the Ventura College Foundation (VCF) work hand in hand to address needs that can interfere with students achieving their potential. VC is every bit a college of the community that has a 99-year history of serving families generation after generation and have over the years increase enrollment of Hispanic students to 64% of the student population. VC students come from a wide range of backgrounds. Out of 10,825 students, notable barriers that some VC students experience include: 40% are the first in their families to go to college 52% are classified as extremely low-income to low-income Despite these barriers, over 2,000 students graduate annually and about 1,000 students successfully transfer to a UC or CSU. VCF supports VC students in breaking through individual barriers to achieve their academic dreams.

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?

Ventura College Foundation Student Scholarships

Approximately 52% of Ventura College students each year are classified as low- to moderate-income students (e.g. students with a household income of $54,000 or less for a family of four). More than 425 scholarships are available to Ventura College students and are a great way to ease the financial burden many of our students carry as they pursue their education and/or career.

Donors may make a donation each year to award a scholarship to a qualified student who meets the donor criteria, including an area of study, merit, or interests. The minimum amount for an annual named scholarship is $1,200 or a scholarship endowment can be established with a minimum gift of $22,300 to fund a scholarship into perpetuity.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Ethnic and racial groups
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Veterans

The Ventura College Foundation's Textbook & Equipment Lending Program is a partnership with Ventura College's Library and gives students the opportunity to check out textbooks and equipment such as Chrome Books, mobile hotspots, graphing calculators, and webcams to use for an entire semester at no cost to them.

Funding is generously provided by the donors and the Board of Directors of the Ventura College Foundation for the VC Foundation's Textbook & Equipment Lending Program.

Population(s) Served
Veterans
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Ethnic and racial groups
Military personnel

The Phoenix Scholarship Program was established in November 1999 by Ventura College Foundation board members who learned about the unique needs of Ventura College re-entry and veteran students. The Phoenix Scholarship is designed to assist these students who have minimal or no resources to fund the cost of their education. Re-entry students are individuals who must learn new skills and return to school to do so; or who have chosen to return to school after a break in education.

Population(s) Served
Students
Economically disadvantaged people
Veterans
People with disabilities
Ethnic and racial groups

The Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library is funded by donors in Ventura County who are passionate about helping veterans excel academically.

This program provides textbook stipends to U.S. veteran students at Ventura College who are reserving their G.I. Bill® education benefits for four-year University education. Eligible students can benefit for a maximum of one academic year or two semesters at VC.

Students who receive these vouchers are required to donate one of their textbooks to the Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library located in the Veterans Resource Center each semester while receiving this funding. The goal is to build this lending library and support future VC veteran students.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Veterans
Military personnel
Ethnic and racial groups

Ventura College was the first community college in California to offer a tuition Promise Program with the support of public and private donors to the Ventura College Foundation.

Since its inception in 2007, more than $4 million in tuition costs have been covered.

VC Promises success served as a model for the creation of the statewide California College Promise Program in 2017. The state program aimed to enable Ventura College to cover tuition and fees for eligible incoming first-year, first-time, full-time students for up to two years at VC, until this academic year.

State budget cuts caused a shortfall in Promise funding in 2022 and future state funding is on shaky ground.

To ensure that our pioneering program meets its financial commitment for the 2023-24 academic year, the VC Foundation is fundraising again for the VC Promise.

Population(s) Served
Students

Jordana Ybarra-Telias was the coordinator of the Ventura College Veteran Resource Center and president of the Ventura College Classified Senate until her passing in May 2022.

Ybarra-Telias was in the process of establishing an emergency grant program for veterans to receive “mini-grants” to help pay for emergency expenses. The Ventura College Foundation took on the fundraising efforts. The grant program was established and named in Ybarra-Telias’ honor.

The Jordana Ybarra-Telias Emergency Grant program will distribute more than $20,000 in emergency mini-grants to students until the funds are exhausted. Veterans can request emergency financial assistance to help pay for such expenses as medical bills, rent, utilities, and car repairs. The goal is to not let a financial emergency prevent students from focusing on their studies.

Population(s) Served

Our mission is to provide students with the support programs and resources necessary to meet their basic needs, so students can focus on their academic success.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Veterans
Military personnel
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Economically disadvantaged people
Students
Veterans
Military personnel

Where we work

Awards

Professional Fundraiser of the Year: Anne Paul King 2019

Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara/Ventura Chapter

2021 Poinsettia Award Hometown Hero: Esmeralda Juarez 2021

Ventura Chamber of Commerce

2022 Latino Business Awards: Esmeralda Juarez 2022

Pacific Coast Business Times

2022 Poinsettia Awards Young Professional of the Year: Gerry Pantoja 2022

Ventura Chamber of Commerce

2023 40 Under 40: Gerry Pantoja 2023

Pacific Coast Business Times

2024 Top Women in Business: Anne Paul King 2024

Pacific Coast Business Times

Affiliations & memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara/Ventura Chapter 2024

Network of California Community College Foundations 2024

Cal Lutheran University Center for Nonprofit Leadership 2024

Association of Advancement Services Professionals 2024

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of academic scholarships awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups, Economically disadvantaged people, Students, Immigrants and migrants, Veterans

Related Program

Ventura College Foundation Student Scholarships

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of scholarships that were awarded by the Ventura College Foundation to students in an academic year. *Year to year awards fluctuate based on the number of eligible applicants.

Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups, Economically disadvantaged people, Students, Veterans

Related Program

Ventura College Foundation Student Scholarships

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Total dollar amount of scholarships awarded from Endowed Scholarship Funds* & Annual Scholarship Funds each year. *Scholarship funds fluctuate due to effects investment earnings year over year.

Number of students who had their first year of college paid

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups, Economically disadvantaged people, Students

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Total number of 1st & 2nd-year students who had their tuition & enrollment fees paid by the VC Foundation. In 2020-21 & 2021-22, the California Promise Program provided funding for the VC Promise.

Number of students receiving textbook support

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups, Economically disadvantaged people, Students

Related Program

Textbook & Equipment Lending Library

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of Ventura College students that used the free semester lending library or that accessed their class textbook through the reserve library. In 2020-21, campus library closed due to COVID.

Number of campus programs supported

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Students

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Number of Ventura College campus programs that received donor support that was facilitated by the Ventura College Foundation.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

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

Over the past four decades, the VC Foundation has raised over $48 million to benefit Ventura College students and programs. This support has taken many forms, from scholarships to textbook and equipment lending, Basic Needs and emergency grants, to numerous campus programs. We are proud to have pioneered the VC Promise, California's first community college Promise program, providing a tuition-free education for full-time, first-time students served as a model in the creation of the California College Promise Grant program.

Generous donor support for the past 40 years has empowered tens of thousands of Ventura College students to achieve their educational goals and to fulfill their dreams of a rewarding career, higher income, and a better quality of life for generations.

Our students come to Ventura College with a passion and drive to better their lives, yet many face challenges that interfere with their ability to achieve their potential. Among our 10,000 students:
64% are Latinx
72% are part-time students, many working multiple jobs
40% are first in their families to go to college
52% are low or extremely low income
50% are food insecure

Yet, in 2022-23:
2,158 Associates degrees were awarded
687 Associates degrees for transfer were awarded
1,785 certificates were awarded
Approx. 1,000 students transferred to 4-year universities

The VC Foundation's mission is to open doors to opportunity by breaking down financial barriers so VC students are empowered to succeed. With continued philanthropic support and our collective determination, we can achieve even greater milestones TOGETHER by investing in VC students!

GOAL 1: Expand Support to Students
A. Increase number and size of scholarships dispersed and student support services received.
B. Address current and future needs across the whole spectrum of the student populations
C. Make it easier for students to get aid even when going to multiple schools
D. Remove barriers for students (textbooks & tools, support food & housing efforts, etc.)
E. Focus our funding to address gaps not addressed by other dollars
F. Enable more part-time students to move to full-time and/or complete in 6 years
G. Collaborate with community entities to expand range of opportunities for students
GOAL 2: GROW REVENUE and ENSURE SUSTAINABLE FINANCIAL STRUCTURE
A. Increase amount of revenue available to support student success
B. Maintain on-going financial commitments and direct marketing efforts
C. Add giving populations: Alumni Giving, Parent Giving, and Student Giving.
D. Add additional Specific Campus Program and Services Support
E. Balance revenue and expenses in order to meet activity goal
F. Increase Marketplace revenue on Saturdays and maintain revenue on Sundays
G. Expand ongoing internal partnerships between VCF staff and campus partners (administration, faculty, classified professionals, counseling, financial aid, registrar, tutoring, library, basic needs.
H. Expand ongoing external partnerships between VCF staff, campus partners, and community partners
GOAL 3: ENHANCE PROFILE OF COLLEGE AND FOUNDATION AS VITAL PARTNER IN COMMUNITY
A. Highlight the impact of community support on student accomplishments that provide clear benefits for Ventura County
B. Increase communication with past, current, future students and their families
C. Engage community donors in stories of support for student success
D. Engage VCF board members as spokespeople for VCF accomplishments and goals
E. Work with businesses and organizations to incorporate their support for VC students as part of their identities.
F. Collaborate with government entities to enhance messaging in support of students and campus programs
GOAL 4: IMPROVE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION BETWEEN COLLEGE AND FOUNDATION
A. Ensure clarity and reconciliation of policies and processes between college and foundation
B. Find ways to further support each other to effectively and efficiently to meet college and foundations goals
C. Clarify roles and responsibilities between foundation and college staff to ensure that policies and procedures are followed.
D. Ensure that all employees take the necessary trainings that enable the college and foundation to work together smoothly
GOAL 5: ENSURE A SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE
A. As the college grows and student needs grow, the Ventura College Foundation adapts to address changing priorities.
B. Support board member recruitment, mentorship and promote robust participation.
C. Make sure there is an adequate number of Foundation staff with the requisite skills and have adequate systems to carry out functions.

Established in 1983, the Ventura College Foundation is one of the most successful community college foundations in California, having raised over $48 million for Ventura College and its students. Through this support, the Foundation assists the College in facilitating student success and grows the impact and legacy of the College as a vital community asset.

The Ventura College Foundation is a private 501(c)(3) charitable organization led by a 21-member board of directors. The foundation is an auxiliary organization of the Ventura County Community College District. With a $3.1 million budget and $29.6 million in assets, this foundation is one of the larger foundations in the California community college system. Through the power of education and the strength of this organization, VCF is uniquely positioned to drive additional and critical resources to close persistent equity gaps and solve educated workforce shortages in our county.

VC FOUNDATION PROGRAMS
VC Promise Tuition & Enrollment Fee Assistance Program for 1st & 2nd Year Students
VC Basic Needs
General Scholarships
Phoenix Scholarships for Re-entry & Veteran students
Textbook & Equipment Lending Library
Foster Youth Support
Weekend Marketplace
Ventura College Campus Programs & Corporate Partnership Support

Our community colleges drive social and economic mobility in Ventura County and beyond. We know that if our students achieve their academic goals at VC, they can fulfill their dreams of a rewarding career, higher income, and better quality of life.

What We Accomplished in 2022-23:

An important component in assisting student success involves removing barriers to their goals and dreams. One of the most commonly cited such barriers is finances.

During the 2022-23 academic year, the unwavering support of our donors enabled us to provide $809,995 in direct assistance to over 5,000 students. Additionally, we facilitated an impressive $1.17 million for 68 unique programs across 16 different departments/divisions at Ventura College.

While these achievements are commendable, the need to remove financial barriers and expand educational access is more pressing than ever. Community colleges are the least funded educational system in the state; K-12, UC and Cal State schools all receive significantly more funding per student.

A striking 55 percent of VC students face food insecurity. Yet our determined students preserve. Previously serving 250 students weekly, this semester, they assist 250 students daily and the VC Foundation Board has escalated our financial commitment to the VC Basic Needs Office going forward.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, Verifying data with the College is difficult due to FERPA laws.

Revenue vs. expenses:  breakdown

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info
NET GAIN/LOSS:    in 
Note: When component data are not available, the graph displays the total Revenue and/or Expense values.

Liquidity in 2022 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

23.53

Average of 11.69 over 10 years

Months of cash in 2022 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

4.2

Average of 3.1 over 10 years

Fringe rate in 2022 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

34%

Average of 39% over 10 years

Funding sources info

Source: IRS Form 990

Assets & liabilities info

Source: IRS Form 990

Financial data

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

Ventura College Foundation

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info

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Ventura College Foundation

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info

The balance sheet gives a snapshot of the financial health of an organization at a particular point in time. An organization's total assets should generally exceed its total liabilities, or it cannot survive long, but the types of assets and liabilities must also be considered. For instance, an organization's current assets (cash, receivables, securities, etc.) should be sufficient to cover its current liabilities (payables, deferred revenue, current year loan, and note payments). Otherwise, the organization may face solvency problems. On the other hand, an organization whose cash and equivalents greatly exceed its current liabilities might not be putting its money to best use.

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Ventura College Foundation

Financial trends analysis Glossary & formula definitions

Fiscal Year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info

This snapshot of Ventura College Foundation’s financial trends applies Nonprofit Finance Fund® analysis to data hosted by GuideStar. While it highlights the data that matter most, remember that context is key – numbers only tell part of any story.

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Profitability info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) before depreciation $231,384 -$192,012 $520,567 $313,376 $314,318
As % of expenses 10.4% -7.8% 20.0% 13.0% 10.4%
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) after depreciation $224,129 -$198,160 $515,683 $308,498 $310,070
As % of expenses 10.0% -8.1% 19.8% 12.7% 10.3%
Revenue composition info
Total revenue (unrestricted & restricted) $15,225,863 $5,438,078 $2,870,309 $2,429,900 $4,130,513
Total revenue, % change over prior year 445.6% -64.3% -47.2% -15.3% 70.0%
Program services revenue 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 0.9% 1.7%
Membership dues 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Investment income 1.5% 9.4% 19.5% 19.6% 11.9%
Government grants 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.9% 3.6%
All other grants and contributions 89.6% 54.0% 55.5% 44.9% 27.6%
Other revenue 8.9% 36.2% 24.2% 28.7% 55.1%
Expense composition info
Total expenses before depreciation $2,224,301 $2,446,743 $2,603,414 $2,416,621 $3,012,434
Total expenses, % change over prior year -8.6% 10.0% 6.4% -7.2% 24.7%
Personnel 21.3% 26.0% 25.1% 24.4% 21.2%
Professional fees 7.7% 4.9% 5.0% 6.8% 6.4%
Occupancy 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Interest 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Pass-through 64.2% 54.3% 60.9% 62.7% 66.5%
All other expenses 6.8% 14.8% 9.0% 6.1% 5.9%
Full cost components (estimated) info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Total expenses (after depreciation) $2,231,556 $2,452,891 $2,608,298 $2,421,499 $3,016,682
One month of savings $185,358 $203,895 $216,951 $201,385 $251,036
Debt principal payment $0 $0 $0 $0 $161,356
Fixed asset additions $0 $0 $0 $33,182 $0
Total full costs (estimated) $2,416,914 $2,656,786 $2,825,249 $2,656,066 $3,429,074

Capital structure indicators

Liquidity info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Months of cash 2.5 2.2 2.2 4.8 4.2
Months of cash and investments 49.0 79.4 85.3 149.2 106.7
Months of estimated liquid unrestricted net assets 2.6 1.4 3.8 5.4 5.6
Balance sheet composition info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Cash $470,890 $449,128 $478,764 $971,013 $1,052,454
Investments $8,613,450 $15,736,927 $18,031,913 $29,083,839 $25,721,913
Receivables $13,895,862 $9,192,468 $7,555,610 $421,651 $177,462
Gross land, buildings, equipment (LBE) $225,774 $225,774 $225,774 $192,704 $192,704
Accumulated depreciation (as a % of LBE) 89.1% 92.8% 95.2% 79.6% 83.0%
Liabilities (as a % of assets) 4.7% 3.9% 4.7% 3.9% 4.0%
Unrestricted net assets $507,424 $309,264 $824,947 $1,133,445 $1,443,515
Temporarily restricted net assets $15,603,175 $18,271,603 N/A N/A N/A
Permanently restricted net assets $7,370,833 $7,454,389 N/A N/A N/A
Total restricted net assets $22,974,008 $25,725,992 $25,618,363 $30,133,875 $25,747,006
Total net assets $23,481,432 $26,035,256 $26,443,310 $31,267,320 $27,190,521

Key data checks

Key data checks info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Material data errors No No No No No

Operations

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

Documents
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Executive Director

Ms. Anne Paul King

Anne Paul King's duties as Executive Director of the Ventura College Foundation are to oversee the foundation's $3.7 million annual budget and $29.6 million in assets, with a focus on building a solid donor base to increase support for Ventura College student scholarships, academic program enhancements, equipment and other needs that build student success. A dedicated advocate for education, she has worked as a volunteer and professional to help all students strive to reach their educational goals and achieve success. King is a Vice-President of the Network for California Community College Foundations, a member of Downtown Ventura Rotary, and an Advisory Committee Member for New Art City Theatre, a nonprofit based in Ventura dedicated to the development of new theatrical works. She served five years on CLUs Center for Nonprofit Leadership, Program Design Committee. She was named the AFP Santa Barbara/Ventura Professional Fundraiser of the Year in 2019.

Number of employees

Source: IRS Form 990

Ventura College Foundation

Officers, directors, trustees, and key employees

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

Compensation
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Ventura College Foundation

Board of directors
as of 03/28/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board chair

Nicole Kreutz

Montecito Bank & Trust

Term: 2023 - 2025

Amy Cherot

Retired, Amgen

Anne Paul King

Executive Director, Ventura College Foundation

Eleanor Tillquist

Retired

Rob van Nieuwburg

Business Relations Director,Ventura Toyota

Nicole Kreutz

VP/Senior Portfolio Manager

Ken Collin

Retired

Dr. Kimberly Hoffmans

President, Ventura College

Matt LaVere

Principal, LaVere Huff LLP

Michael Orman

Market President, Bank of the Sierra

Abra Flores

Costume Designer & Faculty, Ventura College

Harald Wulff

Retired Chemical Industry Executive

Ed Summers

Former Banker, CEO/President of Ventura County Chamber of Commerce, and Former Ventura City Council member

Mark Huff

ASVC President

Debe Bylo

Retired Educator

Mark Dufresne

Banker, Wells Fargo

Liz Kraus

Adjunct professor of English, Emirita at Ventura College

Dr. Jill Muraoka Lim

Veterinarian & Co-Founder of Ohana Pet Hospital

Lydia Matthews-Morales

Retired Faculty Member

Ellyn Dembowski

Realtor

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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 ? Yes
  • 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? Yes
  • 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? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/18/2024

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/18/2024

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Data
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
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Professional fundraisers

Fiscal year ending

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 Schedule G

Solicitation activities
Gross receipts from fundraising
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