The San Pablo Koshland Civic Unity Fellows are part of The San Francisco Foundation’s Koshland Civic Unity program that recognizes local leaders who work collaboratively to strengthen the assets in their community and address community concerns and needs.

San Pablo Koshland Fellows   

Khammany Mathavongsy, Special Project Consultant, Center for Lao Studies

Mayra Padilla, Director, HSI STEM Programs, Contra Costa College

Lisa Raffel, School Director, Crestmont School

Maria Resendiz, Community Worker, West Contra Costa Unified School District

Norma Valdez-Jimenez, Counselor, Contra Costa College

Meuy Yong Saephan, Community Advocate


Alexina Rojas, Center Director, West County First 5 Center (Inactive)

Humberto Alvarez, Sergeant, San Pablo Police Department (Inactive)

LaZena Jones, Independent Educational Consultant (Inactive)

Joseph Camacho, District Representative, Office of Representative Barbara Lee (Inactive)

Robert Turner, Director, 21st Century Mentors Foundation (Inactive)

Nancy Thome, Koshland Fellow, former Community Services Manager, City of San Pablo (Inactive)

James Solis, Owner, 23HQ (Inactive)

Gonzalo Rucobo, Executive Director, Bay Area Peacekeepers Inc. (Inactive)

Gladys Garza, Patient Advocate, Brookside Community Health Center (Inactive)

Additional Information

About The San Francisco Foundation's Koshland Civic Unity Awards Program

City of San Pablo Website for San Pablo Koshland Fellows