A Busy Woman Consulting Positions with Organizations

SB Can

Design, organization, and implementation of a fundraising event from save the date cards to event. We also worked with a volunteer committee, the facility, and the speakers.

Miller-McCune Center

Design and implementation of a Development Department to apply for national funding through grants, vision for a future conference and support in development strategies. Cocktail event to honor the new Publisher and Editor in Chief.

Collaborative Communities Foundation

Creation of an advisory board, design and production of all collateral, press kit and the design and organization of a community event for youth violence prevention.

NPR Fundraiser, KCLU Garden Party

Design, organization, and development from invitations to dessert. This was a celebrity event at Larry Hagman’s home with music, auctions, and program.

Adizes Institute, Senior Consultant

Designed and taught business and career development programming for women in Mexico.

Jordan for Assembly

Creation and coordination of two fundraising events from soup to nuts for this political candidate, including cocktail party and sponsor dinner in two locations on the same night.

Barbara Boxer for Senate

Coordination of a large political fundraiser for Senator Barbara Boxer with Bonnie Raitt as the entertainment in a private estate.

Re-Elect Rep. Lois Capps

Design and Implementation of a political fundraiser incorporating dozens of energetic volunteers and vendors, incorporating the music and entertainment of Jackson Browne.

Human Rights Watch

Working with the Los Angeles office to support ongoing fundraising and community building for the global work of the organization. Dinners, lunches, and events to promote its growth and sustainability.

Antioch University, Santa Barbara

Support and brainstorming on future donors and programs to enhance and create sustainable programs and funding in the Santa Barbara community.

Alliance for Living & Dying Well

Creation of a community event that brought all the organizations involved in the end of life issues together with the appropriate programming and ceremony to make this a special and replicable event for the future.

LifeChronicles 9/11 Event…Honoring, Remembering, and Celebrating Life

Production of a theatrical event on the stage of the Lobero Theatre to where the memories and celebrations of local lives lost ten years prior on 9/11 were viewed. In addition, a play was performed and a reception created to raise funds for the organization.

Just Communities – JUST Desserts

Implementation of a vision started by a group of volunteers who needed help in producing this fun and educational annual event to support summer camp programming.

Anti-Defamation League – DiversiTea & Diversity Day

Working with the Santa Barbara office of this national organization ADL to create fundraising and friend-raising opportunities for the community to be educated about their programs in our schools.

New Beginnings – Spring Wine Tasting Event

Design and production of a small fundraising event to introduce the new Executive Director and have direct outreach into the community. In addition, we guide and support a fundraising plan to better diversify the organization’s financial support.

Food Bank of Santa Barbara County – The Table of Life (1 & 2)

Helping to create a new mission driven annual fundraising event to support the needs and educations of our local philanthropic community about the programming and new ideas of the Santa Barbara Foodbank.

J Street – Santa Barbara Community Event

Community outreach and diversity was the focus of this event. The President of J Street spoke at a fundraising dinner, then at the Lobero Theatre to reach out to those interested in a two state solution for Israel.

Life Chronicles, Father Virgil Remarkable Life Award

Co-creating the first annual event at the Biltmore Hotel to honor prominent local heroes, remember Fr. Virgil and talk about the work of this stellar organization.

World Business Academy, Vice President of Community Relations

Judi joined the World Business Academy in January 2014 as Vice President of Community Relations. Her work as both program and development director for economic development organization propelled her into the passion for conscious business,

Kuy’ama Park Association

Facilitation for a board to create a vision for their future and to help focus on the needs of the group to fulfill their objectives.

Clean Coalition

Raising the funds to make the Montecito Community Micro grid Initiative a reality. encouraging the community to get behind a 100% renewable future that will create a resilient community

Partners in Housing Solutions

This new project was helped to create a calendar for a year of development. The process was to help the board to bring others into the conversation thru luncheons and then larger fundraising events after the creating of a donor base.

Montecito Firefighters Charitable Foundation

Supporting the first responders in creating the first event to include the community in celebrating their 101 anniversary. this was following a major debris flow in early January 2018. The gathering of sponsors, committees, event planning and community outreach was a gift unlike any other.

Partnership in Caring

Introducing this organization to other partners in Santa Barbara who helped to support their work with theri low income clients. Meetings and luncheons supported their initial work in the community.

Food and Water Watch

Support of a national environmental  organization by introducing them to donors, community organizations and others to attain their goal to create a presence in Santa Barbara County.

Crescend

Help this mental health organization to have a large and dramatic gala for both fund raising and friend raising purposes. This event was created from very little past knowledge but ended in a great success and a beautiful event.