Senior Program Officer
Valerie joined the PFS team in 2019 as a senior program officer. She loves working in partnership with clients to help improve the health and well-being of families.
Prior to joining PFS, she ran a consultancy practice providing strategy, planning and program development services to foundations, health systems and nonprofit organizations. Valerie has spent more than twenty years working as an analyst, advocate and advisor in women and children’s health working for the California Health Care Foundation, the Lewin Group and Planned Parenthood.
Valerie holds masters’ degrees in public health and public administration from Columbia University and a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Tufts University. When she isn’t working, she values time spent with family and her dog, especially outside in the hills of the East Bay.
Valerie works for the following foundations: