Our Board

Our Trustees have a deep, personal commitment to helping the Sacramento thrive. They lead Sacramento Region Community Foundation through their expertise, their knowledge of our community, and their passionate belief in the power of philanthropy to change lives. Our Foundation benefits from the guidance of our Board and a number of additional committed community members who serve on our Committees. 


Martin Steiner
Partner, Hefner Law


Kate Stille
Co-Owner and Director of Marketing, Nugget Markets, Inc.


Anker Christensen
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, River City Bank


Dr. Linda Merksamer
Retired Dentist and Community Leader

Board Members Dr. Linda Merksamer, Donna L. Courville (Chair), and Kate Stille

Members of our Board of Directors are passionate supporters of the Foundation's work.


  • Margie Campbell
    President, Ose Properties
  • Donna L. Courville
    Attorney, Boutin Jones, Inc.
  • Jonathan Lederer
    Portfolio Manager, U.S. Bank
  • Garry Maisel
    CEO, Western Health Advantage
  • Dennis Mangers
    Strategic Advisor to Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg
  • Kathy McKim
    Principal, Hawksbill Advisors; Senior Vice-President, Hawksbill Group
  • Carlin Naify
    Community Leader
  • William Niemi
    CEO, Niemi Development Partners, LLC


    By creating a charitable fund through the Foundation, you can make a difference in this community – now and always.

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