Staff

Robert Bunce (he/him)
Robert Bunce (he/him)
Interim Executive Director

Robert Bunce has been an innovative, passionate and results driven nonprofit administrator, public school educator, and consultant for over 25...
Sarah Camacho (she/her)
Sarah Camacho (she/her)
Program Manager

Raised in Richmond and a graduate of the West Contra Costa Unified School District, Sarah joined the Ed Fund as...
Lucía Moreno Nava (she/her)
Lucía Moreno Nava (she/her)
Development and Communications Manager

Lucía Moreno Nava joined the Ed Fund through the AmeriCorps Vista program in 2020 and is excited to start her...
Kimberly Stewart (she/her)
Kimberly Stewart (she/her)
Operations Manager

Kimberly Stewart joined the Ed Fund as the Operations Manager. Kimberly has over 20 years of experience in operations and...
Jessica Travenia (she/her/they)
Jessica Travenia (she/her/they)
Director, R3F

Jessica Travenia joined the Ed Fund as the Program Director of the Richmond Rapid Response Fund. She is a Bay...
Jordan Silva-Benham (she/her)
Jordan Silva-Benham (she/her)
Communications and Development Associate (AmeriCorps Vista)

Jordan Silva-Benham joined the Ed Fund in August of 2021 as the Communications and Development Associate through AmeriCorps Vista. She...

Board of Directors

Kathleen Harris
Kathleen Harris
President

Kathleen’s advocacy for children, youth and their families has spanned over 20 years and she brings a deep understanding of...
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation
Anna Luna
Anna Luna
Vice President

Luna helps philanthropists develop and implement impactful philanthropic strategies aligned with their interests and passions. Prior to joining Hirsch &...
Hirsch & Associates
Leticia Vaca
Leticia Vaca
Secretary

Leticia Vaca, MSW, LCSW is a Trauma Therapist and experienced social worker. She has aligned her healthcare experience and therapeutic knowledge to...
Urban Health Group, Inc.
Marcus Walton
Marcus Walton
Treasurer

Marcus Walton is a longtime West Contra Costa resident who graduated from WCCUSD schools and worked for the district for...
Contra Costa County Office of Education
Stephanie Hochman
Stephanie Hochman
Director

Stephanie Hochman, LCSW, has devoted the past 30+ years to supporting individuals and groups to improve their lives and affect...
Bay Area Community Resources
Dr. Mara Lockowandt
Dr. Mara Lockowandt
Director

Dr. Mara Lockowandt is the Director of School Partnerships at East Bay Center where she oversees the strategic development of...
Jobs for the Future
Bertha Romo
Bertha Romo
Director

Bertha Romo, MA, is a proud WCCUSD graduate, who has worked in the Richmond and San Pablo community for eight...
City of San Pablo