The California Counties Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization aimed at supporting California Counties by providing exclusive educational opportunities and resources, including by managing charitable contributions and grants. Programs run by the Foundation include: 

CSAC Institute
   Training County Leaders

CSAC Grants Initiative
   Unlocking External Funding

CETF Partnership
   Promoting Affordable Broadband

Sacramento Internships
   Fostering Future Leaders


Bruce Gibson
Foundation President
First Vice President of CSAC + Supervisor, San Luis Obispo County

John Gioia, Vice Chair
Supervisor, Contra Costa County

Vito Chiesa, Treasurer
Supervisor, Stanislaus County

Graham Knaus, Secretary
CEO, California State Association of Counties

Jeff Griffiths, Board Member
Supervisor, Inyo County

Sarah J. Carrillo, Board Member
County Counsel, Tuolumne County

Terry Woodrow, Board Member
Supervisor, Alpine County

Wendy Root Askey, Board Member
Supervisor, Monterey County

Dallin Kimble, Board Member
County Administrative Officer, Mariposa County

Helen Robbins-Meyer, Board Member
County Administrative Officer, San Diego County

Paul Nerland, Board Member
County Administrative Officer, Fresno County

Alan Fernandes, Board Member
CEO, CSAC Finance Corporation 

Tami Douglas-Schatz, Board Member
Human Resources Director, San Luis Obispo

Frank BenestBoard Member
CSAC Institute Faculty

Tracey Covington, Board Member
Senior Associate, DLR Group

Paul Danczyk, PhD
Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Brooks-Pritchard
CSAC Institute Training Program Coordinator, 
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Madison Burton
CSAC Institute Administrative Assistant
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Brian Rutledge
Grants Program Director
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