HSU Advancement Foundation Board

Purpose: The Humboldt State University Foundation supports and advances the mission of Cal Poly Humboldt in multiple ways:

  • Steward Assets – ensuring that philanthropic contributions are well invested and used as donors intend
  • Deploy Assets – making certain that philanthropic funds are efficiently distributed and productively used by the University
  • Raise New Assets – engaging in the fundraising process in order to increase philanthropic funds available to the University including Board sponsored funds
  • Strategic Alignment – being familiar with the strategies and directions of the University and providing commentary and feedback to University leadership
  • Advocacy – serving as spokespersons and ambassadors for the University

Membership: Members are appointed by the President of the University for a three-year term and may serve no more than two consecutive terms without leaving the Board for at least one year.


  • Executive Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Donor Accountability Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Philanthropy & Advocacy Committee
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