LEADERSHIP TEAM & Staff
The Board of Directors meets quarterly to oversee all grant funding requests. Directors participate in site visits to organizations requesting funding from the Foundation. The Board has ultimate authority and accountability for the organization’s assets and finances, strategic directions and impacts, and operational policies.
Julie joined the JSGF in its first year, starting as a part-time administrator and working her way up to Executive Director, a position she has held for more than 29 years. Julie is a respected leader in the non-profit sector of Long Beach, often acting as an advocate for organizations and agencies. Her vision and efforts, along with fellow Founding Directors, led to the creation of The Nonprofit Partnership, a well respected 501 (c)3 organization that offers capacity building services, workshops and networking opportunities to regional nonprofits. As Executive Director, Julie reports directly the Board of Directors and is responsible for budgeting, vetting grant applications, representing the JSGF in the community, and monitoring the progress of grants awarded.