Meet Our Staff

We are here to help you. Contact us today at 210.225.2243 or email us at info@saafdn.org.

Administration

Rebecca Brune
President and Chief Operating Officer
Patty Russett
Sr. Executive Assistant and Manager of Board Relations

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Arenda Burns
Vice President, Human Resources
Rachel Duran
Human Resources Assistant
Brandie McHazlett
Receptionist
Debbie Vasquez
Facilities Coordinator
Kathryn McDonald
Learning and Development Coordinator
Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Learning and Development Director

Development and Donor Services

Jennifer Ballesteros
Philanthropic Advisor, Philanthropy for Business
Lisa Brunsvold
Vice President, Development and Donor Services
Araceli Calvillo
Administrative Assistant
Debi Carranza
Philanthropic Assistant, Donor Relations and Services
Heather C. Diehl
Philanthropic Advisor, Donor Services
Victoria Salgado Diggs
Philanthropic Advisor
Anne Ferguson
Philanthropic Assistant, Scholarships
Faelyn Smith
Philanthropic Assistant, Philanthropy for Business
Bernice Uresti
Philanthropic Advisor, Scholarships

Finance

Lynda Cabell
Chief Financial Officer
Rory Cavazos
Grants Administration Officer
April Hansard, CPA
Controller
Kale Harris, CPA
Treasury Manager
Lolita Hartmann
Treasury Analyst
Fernando Ibarra
Investment Accountant
Gina Martinez
Junior Accountant
Jeanette Medina
Senior Accountant
Melinda Norris, CPA
Senior Accountant
Elise M. Parma, CPA
Accounting Manager
Mary Ann Samuelson
Accounting Associate
Nicole Sowell, MBA
Accountant
Diane Wallace
Accounting Manager

Community Engagement and Impact

Cadence Corbin
Program Officer
Catherine Garcia
Grant Administrator
Patricia Mejia
Vice President, Community Engagement and Impact
Gavin Nichols
Senior Program Officer
Jessica Urias
Grant Assistant

Strategy and Innovation

Martin R. Acevedo
Director, Innovation and Planning
H.B. Cavalcanti
Director, Research and Evaluation
Rebecca Helterbrand
Vice President, Strategy and Innovation
Arizbeth Posada
Communications Specialist
Eliana Rodriguez
Communications Manager
Lorna Stafford
Director of Communications
Gary Wise
Director of Technology

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

The San Antonio Area Foundation helps donors achieve their charitable goals for the greater benefit of the community.

Contact Information

(210) 225-2243   Email Us

Working With Us

Access My Fund   Board Login

Connect with us