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Sara Adelman is the Deputy Director of Cornerstone Theater Company. She was in Interim Managing Director for 9 months in 2014, while the company under went a national search for a new managing leader. Sara has extensive experience in producing and administrative leadership of arts non-profits. In 2009, she founded Vibrant Production Management, providing business and producing support to a number of organizations, including Shakespeare by the Sea, the California Science Center, Overtone Industries, Watts Village Theatre Company, ForYourArt, Heifer International, Impro Theatre and Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays. Prior to that, she served as Director of Operations at LA Stage Alliance and Managing Director of Shakespeare Festival/LA. Additionally she has managed and facilitated art making for EdgeFest, LA Theatre Works, the Geffen Playhouse, Actors’ Gang, Manhattan Theatre Club and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Sara holds an MFA in Production Management & Technology from UCLA and a BA in Theatre Studies from the University of Connecticut. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Jeremy and two year old budding thespian, Sage.
Jan Masaoka is CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) and a nationally recognized writer and speaker on nonprofit issues. She believes strongly in the importance and usefulness of cooperative ventures such as HealthWay, and in leveraging the economic power of nonprofits.
Mary Jo Schumann is the Director for the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research at the University of San Diego where she designs and manages program evaluations, needs assessments, and custom research projects for nonprofit organizations and grantmaking foundations. She has over 25 years of experience in qualitative and quantitative research in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, and she is particularly committed to designing research that is both rigorous and directly applicable to organizations and the stakeholders they serve. In addition to being a trustee of HealthWay Trust of California, Mary Jo serves on the board of California Association of Nonprofits and is Chair of the Evaluation Advisory Committee for the PsychArmor Institute. Throughout her career, Mary Jo has held positions of Vice President, Director of Research, Study Director, Events Manager, Instructor, and Consultant. She earned her Ph.D. in Social Psychology and Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University.
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Mr. Uzeta was born and raised in San Francisco and attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of California Berkeley and a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco.
He became involved in non-profit organizations in 1974 and has worked for five non-profits throughout California in various management positions. He has worked for the Chicano Federation of San Diego County since 1989 and is their President & CEO. During his tenure heading the organization, their budget has grown from $600,000 to $14 million. Mr. Uzeta currently serves on San Diego nonprofit boards:
Access to Independence: Board Chair
Health Way of California: Trustee
Vista Hill: Member