Ms. Sandoval joins Families Forward with a long and successful career in nonprofit management and development. Elva has been a development consultant to non-profit organizations for the past two years. Prior to starting her consulting firm, she was the Vice President of Development for Camino Nuevo Charter Academy and was responsible for overall leadership and management of fundraising, communications, and alumni support efforts. Ms. Sandoval has served as the Executive Director of Kids In Sports Los Angeles where she provided overall leadership for the daily operations of the organization, as Director of Development for Claremont Graduate University and Senior Development Manager for Junior Achievement of Southern California. Ms. Sandoval began her professional career as a third grade teacher in Los Angeles and has been in the development field for twenty-five years.
Ms. Sandoval earned her M.A. in Management from the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and earned her B.A. in Sociology and minor in Education from the University of California, Berkeley.
Sylvia H. Paz – Board President
Maria Teresa “Maite” Bernath
Gary J. Nelson
Monica Wahl Shaffer
Judith Brown, Co-Chair
Nancy Carlton, Co-Chair
Ava Maria Megna