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Yolo Community Foundation

Board of Directors President
Mary Stephens DeWall
Vice President
Jim Rodgers
Jamie Madison
Paul Harder
Michael Campbell
Susan Collins
Joan Hogan
Charles Lacy
Nancy Shapiro
Mortimer Schwartz
Amy Wilson
Cath Posehn, Executive Director

Advisors Circle
Sandy Cordoza
Paul and Gail Casson
Alan Dismuke
Richard C. Dorf
Elly Fairclough
Mohini Jain
Mary Kimball
Paul Kolarik
Jim Lapsley
Jose Lopez Rivera
Freddie Oakley
John Pickerel
Lynnel Pollock
Irma Rodriguez
Dave Scheuring
Meg Stallard
Bob Young

Financial Advisors
Mark Sievers, Epsilon Financial Group
Bob Lew, Planning and Financial Advisors


To match the philanthropic interests of donors with the needs and opportunities of the Yolo County community.


The Foundation's principles serve as guidelines for action by the Board and staff. Those principles are:
  • The Foundation will promote an atmosphere of community involvement.
  • The Foundation will support the development of the future leaders of Yolo County.
  • The Foundation will respect a donor's interests and intentions.
  • The actions and investments of the Foundation will be guided by the values of the local community.
  • The Foundation will promote collaborative partnerships among individuals and organizations serving the County.
  • The Foundation will work to preserve the distinctive heritage of Yolo County.
  • The Foundation will seek to balance urban and rural needs.
  • The Foundation values accountability and will assess the impact of its activities.
  • The Foundation will be an effective vehicle for philanthropy and will manage its assets prudently.