ADVISORY BOARD
Pam David

Pam David, Executive Director, Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Pam David is currently the Executive Director of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, one of San Francisco’s most respected private foundations. Working within four primary areas of focus (public education, economic security, the arts, and Jewish life), the Fund’s mission is to help build a healthy, just, and vibrant society in which people feel connected to and responsible for their community. Pam is also a Social Impact Fellows at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley guiding the next generation of business leaders on social impact, and to improve the effectiveness of public-private partnerships for social change.

Pam is a seasoned cross sector leader with expertise in the fields of community development, the nonprofit sector, and philanthropy. She served in local government for over 12 years, working for three mayoral administrations in the areas of community and economic development, federal policy, and welfare reform as the former Director of the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Community Development, and former chief of staff of the city's Human Services Agency.  During her tenure in the public sector, Pam spearheaded numerous innovative reforms and partnerships, many of which included philanthropy. Pam’s history includes being a community organizer and activist on a range of civil rights and equity issues. Pam also has extensive non-profit board experience, and has served as chair of the board of Northern California Grant-makers and co-chair of the board of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Currently, she is a member of the board of the Campaign for College Opportunity and on the Steering Committee of Hope SF, an ambitious public-private partnership to rebuild severely distressed public housing.

Pam serves on the advisory boards of the Alliance for Girls, the Horizon Foundation, Northern California Enterprise Community, and Openhouse. She is the former board chair of the National LGBTQ Task Force, Northern California Grantmakers, and Frameline, and has served on the boards of the National Community Development Association, United Way, and several other organizations.

 

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Ross Janssen, Chief Privacy Officer, Genentech
Ross Janssen is the Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) at Genentech, Inc. where he is responsible for establishing and implementing the information privacy and governance strategies for Genentech’s US operations. Ross is also the designated HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer and is responsible for establishing and overseeing Genentech’s HIPAA compliance program. In his CPO role, he serves as the Chair of the Privacy Governance Council and the HIPAA Compliance Committee. He is also a member of the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Genentech, Ross served as the University of Minnesota Director of Privacy and Security from 2002 to 2013. In that role, he established a nationally recognized privacy and security compliance program and the compliance strategy for a collaborative clinical translational science data repository. In addition to his privacy and security role, Ross served as the University of Minnesota’s Director of Occupational Health and Safety between 2007 and 2012. He was also an Affiliate-Fellow of the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics.

Ross holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese, a Juris Doctorate, and a Master of Public Health degree. Ross holds certifications in health care compliance and is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and holds the United States, Europe, and Information Technology IAPP privacy compliance certifications.

He is also a frequent speaker/lecturer on health information technology, the future of health information use and research, health data strategy, global privacy and data protection, HIPAA/HITECH, EU Data Protection, information governance, and all aspects of operating privacy programs.

 

  Art Taylor

Art Taylor, CEO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance
Herman “Art” Taylor is president and chief executive officer of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the organization formed by the merger in early 2001 of the National Charities Information Bureau and the Council of Better Business Bureaus’ Foundation, which housed the Philanthropic Advisory Service program.

As head of the Alliance, he oversees all aspects of the organization’s work, which includes setting standards for soliciting organizations, evaluating charities in relation to these standards, publishing the Wise Giving Guide, assisting local Better Business Bureau charity review programs, promoting charity accountability and providing a variety of materials on informed giving to individual, institutional and business donors.

Appointed to his position in July 2001, the Wise Giving Alliance Board of Directors selected Mr. Taylor President & CEO for his record of accomplishments in the non-profit arena and his business and professional background.

Mr. Taylor is a respected and sought-after voice in the non-profit sector on charity accountability and transparency issues. He is a regular and featured speaker at charity gatherings and reporters often quote him in newspaper stories. He appears frequently on broadcast and cable news programs. He has testified before both U.S. House and Senate committees offering guidance on ways to improve the ethical behavior and trustworthiness of charities.

Before joining the Alliance, Mr. Taylor headed the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc. (OICA) from 1990 to 1999. During his tenure, the OICA network of employment and training programs grew to serve more than two million disadvantaged and under-skilled Americans, with affiliates in 70 cities.

 

  Kaye Wilson

Kaye Wilson, President's Commission on White House Fellows, President Obama.
Eleanor "Mama Kaye" Wilson has almost forty years of professional experience in a variety of nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and government agencies. She was one of the founding members of DePaul University’s School for New Learning as Director and Assistant Dean. She founded the Wells Prep School, an elementary school for public housing children. As Executive Director of Urban Programs at Chicago City-Wide College, she designed and implemented Project Choice, a welfare-to-work education and training program for General Assistance participants. The Illinois Department of Public Aid and Community College Board later adopted the Project Choice model as the prototype for the Illinois welfare-to-work program, Advancing Opportunities.

Having worked at Woods Fund of Chicago and Grand Victoria Foundation, Ms. Wilson has over eight years’ experience as a private philanthropic foundation program director. Her work as a funder provided her wide exposure to the nonprofit community. She enjoys an excellent reputation in the philanthropic community for being clear about purpose and process.

She is an active volunteer in the nonprofit organizations, serving in leadership roles on a number of nonprofit boards, task forces, and steering committees. She has served as founding Chair of the African American Women’s Outreach Taskforce of Chicago Foundation for Women; Co-Chair of African Americans in Philanthropy; Secretary of the Board of Chicago Women in Philanthropy and a member of the City of Chicago-Cook County Welfare Reform Taskforce.

 

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Anna Yee, CEO, Tenants and Owners Development Corporation
Anna Yee is the Chief Executive Office of TODCO, one of the largest non-profit housing developers in San Francisco with more than 1,000 affordable housing units complete with an extensive array of services to seniors and other vulnerable populations. TODCO played a core role in the redevelopment of South of Market and Yerba Buena (Convention district) areas.

Anna has significant expertise in the areas of organizational capacity building, community planning, executive transition and succession planning, and leadership development.

Prior to joining TODCO, Anna was the Deputy Director of San Francisco Chinatown Community Development Corporation. As the Deputy Director of San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Community Development and Housing, Anna was responsible for the City’s Federally funded community development planning and policy activities, as well as a distants career as an attorney. 

Currently, Anna finds meaningful work in leading a dedicated and talented staff that is positively impacting the lives of others. She also spends time learning to be a better person from her two brilliant children,

Anna holds a Juris Doctorate and Masters of Law specializing in real estate and taxation. She also holds a Master degree in City Planning.

 

   

ADVISORY BOARD

 

Pam David, Executive Director, Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Pam David is currently the Executive Director of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, one of San Francisco’s most respected private foundations. Working within four primary areas of focus (public education, economic security, the arts, and Jewish life), the Fund’s mission is to help build a healthy, just, and vibrant society in which people feel connected to and responsible for their community. Pam is also a Social Impact Fellows at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley guiding the next generation of business leaders on social impact, and to improve the effectiveness of public-private partnerships for social change.

Pam is a seasoned cross sector leader with expertise in the fields of community development, the nonprofit sector, and philanthropy. She served in local government for over 12 years, working for three mayoral administrations in the areas of community and economic development, federal policy, and welfare reform as the former Director of the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Community Development, and former chief of staff of the city's Human Services Agency.  During her tenure in the public sector, Pam spearheaded numerous innovative reforms and partnerships, many of which included philanthropy. Pam’s history includes being a community organizer and activist on a range of civil rights and equity issues. Pam also has extensive non-profit board experience, and has served as chair of the board of Northern California Grant-makers and co-chair of the board of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Currently, she is a member of the board of the Campaign for College Opportunity and on the Steering Committee of Hope SF, an ambitious public-private partnership to rebuild severely distressed public housing.

Pam serves on the advisory boards of the Alliance for Girls, the Horizon Foundation, Northern California Enterprise Community, and Openhouse. She is the former board chair of the National LGBTQ Task Force, Northern California Grantmakers, and Frameline, and has served on the boards of the National Community Development Association, United Way, and several other organizations.

 

Ross Janssen, Chief Privacy Officer, Genentech
Ross Janssen is the Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) at Genentech, Inc. where he is responsible for establishing and implementing the information privacy and governance strategies for Genentech’s US operations. Ross is also the designated HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer and is responsible for establishing and overseeing Genentech’s HIPAA compliance program. In his CPO role, he serves as the Chair of the Privacy Governance Council and the HIPAA Compliance Committee. He is also a member of the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Genentech, Ross served as the University of Minnesota Director of Privacy and Security from 2002 to 2013. In that role, he established a nationally recognized privacy and security compliance program and the compliance strategy for a collaborative clinical translational science data repository. In addition to his privacy and security role, Ross served as the University of Minnesota’s Director of Occupational Health and Safety between 2007 and 2012. He was also an Affiliate-Fellow of the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics.

Ross holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese, a Juris Doctorate, and a Master of Public Health degree. Ross holds certifications in health care compliance and is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and holds the United States, Europe, and Information Technology IAPP privacy compliance certifications.

He is also a frequent speaker/lecturer on health information technology, the future of health information use and research, health data strategy, global privacy and data protection, HIPAA/HITECH, EU Data Protection, information governance, and all aspects of operating privacy programs.

 

Art Taylor, CEO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance
Herman “Art” Taylor is president and chief executive officer of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the organization formed by the merger in early 2001 of the National Charities Information Bureau and the Council of Better Business Bureaus’ Foundation, which housed the Philanthropic Advisory Service program.

As head of the Alliance, he oversees all aspects of the organization’s work, which includes setting standards for soliciting organizations, evaluating charities in relation to these standards, publishing the Wise Giving Guide, assisting local Better Business Bureau charity review programs, promoting charity accountability and providing a variety of materials on informed giving to individual, institutional and business donors.

Appointed to his position in July 2001, the Wise Giving Alliance Board of Directors selected Mr. Taylor President & CEO for his record of accomplishments in the non-profit arena and his business and professional background.

Mr. Taylor is a respected and sought-after voice in the non-profit sector on charity accountability and transparency issues. He is a regular and featured speaker at charity gatherings and reporters often quote him in newspaper stories. He appears frequently on broadcast and cable news programs. He has testified before both U.S. House and Senate committees offering guidance on ways to improve the ethical behavior and trustworthiness of charities.

Before joining the Alliance, Mr. Taylor headed the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc. (OICA) from 1990 to 1999. During his tenure, the OICA network of employment and training programs grew to serve more than two million disadvantaged and under-skilled Americans, with affiliates in 70 cities.

 

Kaye Wilson, President's Commission on White House Fellows, President Obama.
Eleanor "Mama Kaye" Wilson has almost forty years of professional experience in a variety of nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and government agencies. She was one of the founding members of DePaul University’s School for New Learning as Director and Assistant Dean. She founded the Wells Prep School, an elementary school for public housing children. As Executive Director of Urban Programs at Chicago City-Wide College, she designed and implemented Project Choice, a welfare-to-work education and training program for General Assistance participants. The Illinois Department of Public Aid and Community College Board later adopted the Project Choice model as the prototype for the Illinois welfare-to-work program, Advancing Opportunities.

Having worked at Woods Fund of Chicago and Grand Victoria Foundation, Ms. Wilson has over eight years’ experience as a private philanthropic foundation program director. Her work as a funder provided her wide exposure to the nonprofit community. She enjoys an excellent reputation in the philanthropic community for being clear about purpose and process.

She is an active volunteer in the nonprofit organizations, serving in leadership roles on a number of nonprofit boards, task forces, and steering committees. She has served as founding Chair of the African American Women’s Outreach Taskforce of Chicago Foundation for Women; Co-Chair of African Americans in Philanthropy; Secretary of the Board of Chicago Women in Philanthropy and a member of the City of Chicago-Cook County Welfare Reform Taskforce.

Anna Yee, CEO, Tenants and Owners Development Corporation
Anna Yee is the Chief Executive Office of TODCO, one of the largest non-profit housing developers in San Francisco with more than 1,000 affordable housing units complete with an extensive array of services to seniors and other vulnerable populations. TODCO played a core role in the redevelopment of South of Market and Yerba Buena (Convention district) areas.

Anna has significant expertise in the areas of organizational capacity building, community planning, executive transition and succession planning, and leadership development.

Prior to joining TODCO, Anna was the Deputy Director of San Francisco Chinatown Community Development Corporation. As the Deputy Director of San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Community Development and Housing, Anna was responsible for the City’s Federally funded community development planning and policy activities, as well as a distants career as an attorney. 

Currently, Anna finds meaningful work in leading a dedicated and talented staff that is positively impacting the lives of others. She also spends time learning to be a better person from her two brilliant children,

Anna holds a Juris Doctorate and Masters of Law specializing in real estate and taxation. She also holds a Master degree in City Planning.