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John Brennan

Bay Area Board Chair

 

John Brennan

Position: Bay Area Board Chair
Professional Title: Former Vice President of Human Resources, Advent Software
Kris Leja

Kristine Leja

Bay Area Executive Director

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers Kristine Leja has over 15 years of experience...

 
Kris Leja

Kristine Leja

Position: Bay Area Executive Director

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Kristine Leja has over 15 years of experience in fundraising, communications and non-profit management. She has held leadership positions at Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Edgewood Center for Children in Families and Westside Community Mental Health Services. Most recently she served as the Chief Development Officer and Interim CEO at Habitat Greater SF.

She has been a speaker/presenter at the Commonwealth Club, Foundation Center, NTEN, the Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals on the topics of non-profit management, marketing and fundraising. A native of Chicago, Ms. Leja holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. She is also an advisory panel member of the International Rogare Fundraising Think Tank out of Plymouth University and has served on the board of Voice of Witness for the last six years.