Board of Directors

Inland Empire Community Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of directors who reflect the diversity of age, ethnicity, religion, geography, gender, and education in our region.

J. Sergio Bohon, CFP®

J. Sergio Bohon, CFP®

Board Chair

Senior Financial Advisor, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors

Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds, PhD

Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds, PhD

Vice Chair

President & Publisher
Voice Media Ventures

Tamara Sipos

Tamara Sipos

Chief Financial Officer

CFO, Cryoworks, Inc.

Nefertiti Long

Nefertiti Long

Secretary

Chief Operating Officer, Alta Loma Enterprises

Dora Barilla

Dora Barilla

President of HC2 Strategies

Rabbi Hillel Cohn

Rabbi Hillel Cohn

Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Emanu El Rabbi, Sun City Jewish Congregation

Robert Field

Robert Field

City Manager,
City of San Bernardino

Jeremy Hobbs

Jeremy Hobbs

President
Western Wind Foundation

Kathy Johnson

Kathy Johnson

Owner, CPA Forensic Plus, Inc.

Jacob Mejia

Jacob Mejia

Vice President of Public and External Affairs, Pechanga Development Corporation 

Tomás D. Morales

Tomás D. Morales

President of California State University, San Bernardino

Marco A. Robles

Marco A. Robles

Public Affairs Director,
Cardenas Markets

Joseph Romano

Joseph Romano

President/CEO, Founding Partner, Fortem Financial

Dr. Henry Shannon

Dr. Henry Shannon

Superintendent/ President
Chaffey College

Sean Varner

Sean Varner

Immediate Past Board Chair

Managing Partner
Varner & Brant LLP

IECF Team

Our team of experts in finance, charitable giving, grantmaking and programs, and communications delivers quality service and support to our donors and nonprofit organizations. Meet our staff – we’re here to help.

R. Michelle Decker

R. Michelle Decker

President and CEO

Kelsey Bates

Kelsey Bates

Finance and Data Analyst

Alenny Cadag

Alenny Cadag

Accounting Supervisor

Celia Cudiamat

Celia Cudiamat

Senior Vice President, Grants and Community Impact

Yasmeen Dabbas

Yasmeen Dabbas

Program Assistant

Susan Ewald

Susan Ewald

Charitable Giving Associate/Receptionist

Charee Gillins

Charee Gillins

Marketing and Communications Director

Joy Gould

Joy Gould

Philanthropy Coordinator

Adlemi Hernandez

Adlemi Hernandez

Marketing Coordinator

Jose Marquez

Jose Marquez

Director of Planned Giving

Darcy McNaboe

Darcy McNaboe

Regional Charitable Giving Officer, San Bernardino

Paula Myles

Paula Myles

Senior Vice President, Finance and Stewardship

Deborah Phares

Deborah Phares

Project Manager 2020 Census

Kim Potter

Kim Potter

Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Rocio Robles

Rocio Robles

Program Assistant

Denisha Shackelford

Denisha Shackelford

Youth Initiatives Manager

Joe Staley

Joe Staley

Regional Charitable Giving Officer, Coachella Valley

Angie Valdericeda

Angie Valdericeda

Grant and Scholarship Coordinator

Offices Closed

Inland Empire Community Foundation’s offices are temporarily closed and our staff is working remotely. As we continue to adapt to our new work environment, we are committed to serving our donors and the community. All office lines are being forwarded to staff and you can continue to reach us via email. While we are not officially open to the public, we will have a staff person in the Riverside office M-F on a limited schedule. Please call before visiting the office, and for any questions, call us at 951-241-7777 or email us at info@iegives.org