Board of Directors

Kenji Treanor - Co-Founder, Board Chair / CFO

Kenji was born and raised in Marin County, in San Anselmo and San Rafael. He attended public schools and graduated from Sir Francis Drake High School. At NGS, Kenji oversees the organization’s fiscal management and general administration. He also supports Sally with facets of executive management, and provides leadership with strategic planning, board relations and governance. His professional experience includes service at several nonprofit and educational institutions, in both administrative and program-focused roles. He is currently a Program Officer in the Youth Program at the James Irvine Foundation, where he engages in strategic grant making to increase the number of low-income youth in California who earn a postsecondary credential. Kenji has held previous roles at San Francisco State University, as a consultant to the San Rafael City Schools, and at the Youth Leadership Institute. Early in his career, he enjoyed teaching in the Ross Valley School District and in a rural village in Japan through the JET Program. Kenji received his Master's in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and holds a B.A. in American Studies, with emphasis in Ethnic Studies and Socio-Political Analysis from U.C. Santa Cruz where he co-founded the Asian American/ Pacific Islander Student Resource Center and graduated with honors, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, earned two college service awards and a Provost’s scholarship.

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