Laura is the Executive Director for EngAGE Northern California, where is responsible for developing strategic partnerships, projects, and resources to expand EngAGE’s award-winning program model. Prior to joining EngAGE, Laura was the Program Officer for the May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Elders program area, with a portfolio of more than $4 million in annual grantmaking designed to improve the health, quality of life, and community engagement opportunities for older adults. Laura is an active member of the Bay Area nonprofit community and currently serves on the board of directors of Art With Elders, and as Board President of Menorah Park. Laura has a B.A. in Social Science from San Francisco State University and a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco..