SVLG Foundation

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation


The purpose of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation is to conduct and promote non-partisan analysis, study and research of public policy issues affecting California’s Silicon Valley region, including housing, transportation, environmental protection, education, land use and energy, and help to alleviate human need and suffering in the region by combating hunger, deprivation and physical affliction with the provision of funding for food, clothing, shelter, medical care and other basic necessities of life;

The Foundation will serve as a forum for policy experts, business and community leaders, public officials, scholars, students and other individuals in the public and private sectors, developing other charitable programs to be determined by the board of directors. It will identify problems, and underlying facts, explore innovative solutions and alternatives, initiate and implement new or existing programs to address these problems, or fund current programs and promote the exchange of diverse views on those public policy issues.

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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Foundation Board Members:

Tom Hayse – ETM-Electromatic Inc.    Chair

Jim Cunneen – California Strategies     Vice Chair

Ed Wes – Perkins Coie LLP     Secretary

Nancy Bussani – Dignity Health    Treasurer

Sunny Claggett – CBIZ Silicon Valley

Kim Walesh – City of San Jose

J. Kim Fennell – deCarta

Thierry Jenar – Citibank

Robert S. Kieve – Empire Broadcasting Co.

Martin Schoeppler – FUJIFILM Dimatix

Russell Hancock – Joint Venture: Silicon Valley

Teresa Alvarado – Santa Clara Valley Water District

Connie Martinez – Silicon Valley Creates

Barbara Kamm – Technology Credit Union

Eric Reed – Verizon

Kimberly Meek – SAP

Carleen Matchniff – The Irvine Company

Susan Black – Pinnacle Bank

Carl Guardino – Silicon Valley Leadership Group