About Our Chapter & Leadership

2023 Board of Directors

Nicola Reilly, President
Executive Director, Monterey Symphony

Lauren Cohen, Vice President and Philanthropy Day Co-Chair
Executive Director, MY Museum

Kate Mitchell Mehle, Treasurer
Director of Development, Big Sur Land Trust


Susan Wolfe, Secretary
Director of Development, Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

Jacob Shafer, Marketing and Communications
Senior Director of Advancement, Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula

Kristine Edmunds, Mentorship Co-Chair and Philanthropy Day Co-Chair
Director of Philanthropy, Hartnell CollegeĀ 

Christine Dawson, Scholarships Chair
Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation for Monterey County

Shari Hastey, Mentorship Co-Chair
Executive Director, Community Partnership for Youth


Ilana Bofford-Entin, Membership Co-Chair
Principal, Blueprint Communications, LLC

Crystal Lopez, Membership Co-Chair
Community Relations Manager, United Way Monterey County