Christina Alvarez joined Episcopal Impact Fund as Executive Director in March 2022. Prior to this, she managed fundraising, communications, public relations and media relations as Senior Director of Development at Episcopal Community Services (ECS), San Francisco's largest non-profit provider of services for people experiencing homelessness, extreme poverty, and food insecurity in our city. Before ECS, she served as the Executive Director of The Gubbio Project, which provides space and sanctuary for unhoused people in need of safe, compassionate respite during the day. She serves on the Board of Trustees for Cathedral School for Boys and was recently installed as the Canon for Social Ministries for the Diocese of California.
Communications & Brand Director
Kieran King joined Episcopal Impact Fund, where she oversees the brand and leads communications and design initiatives, in September 2020. Kieran received a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley and has more than twenty-five years experience in marketing, communications, and design. This is her first foray into the non-profit arena and is thrilled to be making an impact.
Simba Ndemera joined the Episcopal Impact Fund in October 2018. He has more than twenty years of experience in the financial and nonprofit worlds and previously worked as Chief Financial Officer of Sierra Club Foundation.
Shari Gonzales was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has worked with the Episcopal Impact Fund as Administrative Manager since 2000. She also works part-time for the Diocese of California assisting the Development Department. When not busy with correspondence and email, spreadsheets and accounts, answering the phone, and managing events, Shari enjoys time with family, friends, and her cat Smokey.