Chief Executive Officer
Adin Miller was appointed Executive Director of Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation (LAMV-CF) in January 2020 and is the third ED in LAMV-CF's history. In this role, he will build on the Foundation's existing community support to advance its newly adopted strategic priorities and engage local residents in addressing gaps in service, opportunity, employment, and well-being in order for our communities to be stronger and more vibrant. Adin brings nearly 25 years of proven experience in leading nonprofit organizations to achieve their greatest impact and advance social change. Respected locally and nationally, he has held both executive and senior roles and served as a consultant for a range of nonprofits and philanthropies. He holds an MPA degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, a BA from Brandeis University, and a Strategic Public Sector Negotiation certificate from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. A graduate of LAMV-CF's 2019 LEAD program and a former LAMV-CF board member, Adin lives in Mountain View, CA with his wife and two sons (who are students in the local public school systems). He can be regularly seen walking and playing with his dog, Theo, and volunteers as a referee and referee administrator for the local American Youth Soccer Organization affiliate in Mountain View.
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- Round 2 of LACF’s 2020 Nonprofit Relief Fund Grants
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- Community Conversations: Women's Mental Health
- Gender Disparities in the Pandemic: Childcare & Eldercare
- We Support Women’s Equal Access to Health Services
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Donor Engagement Assistant
Annette Knapp previously worked as LAMV-CF’s Office Manager from 2018 to 2019 and recently re-joined the team as a donor engagement assistant. An active volunteer, she held various board and committee positions with the National Charity League, Charles Armstrong Parent School Organization in Belmont, and Bowman Association of Parents in Palo Alto. Prior to working with nonprofits, she was a mental health counselor in Illinois. After many moves around the country, Annette, her husband Jeff, and children, Caroline and Mason, settled in Los Altos in 2006. Now an empty-nester, she splits her time between Los Altos and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and is thrilled to be back (virtually) at LAMV-CF.
IT & Web Technologies
Hank Drew is an IT professional with a background in design and writing. Before joining LAMV-CF, he worked with Bay Area technology companies and as a part-time reporter and photographer. Hank moved to the Bay Area from Kentucky 20 years ago. He lives in San Jose with his wife, Danielle, and his daughter, Zoey, and three cats. He has served as room-parent for his daughter's class and volunteers for various school functions.
Community Leadership & Learning Manager
IdaRose Sylvester is a community leader, nonprofit founder, and tech entrepreneur focused on helping people and organizations reach their full potential. She is the Chair of Mountain View’s Human Relations Commission and sits on multiple nonprofit boards covering environmental sustainability, mental health, local history, and city planning. During the pandemic, she started the award-winning nonprofit, Appetite for Good, a sponsored project of LAMVCF. Appetite for Good helps restaurants survive while feeding those in need. She is also the founder of Silicon Valley Link, a company that helps startups build and grow from day one to successful exit.
Director of Finance
Kathy Camin is an accounting and finance professional with deep experience in the technology and nonprofit sectors. Before joining LAMV-CF, she worked at Hewlett-Packard as a Finance Director. A graduate of LAMV-CF ’s 2016 LEAD program, she currently serves on the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce board of directors. With a passion for education, she is also an active volunteer with MVLA Scholars. She leads the junior class AVID MVLA Scholars mentoring program and serves as an MVHS senior and college mentor. Previously, she served in various board leadership capacities with the East Side Union High School Educational Foundation and MVHS PTSA. Kathy received a BS in Accounting from San Jose State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University. She lives in Los Altos with her husband; their three children attended Los Altos schools.
Director of Communications
Kavita Aiyar joined the Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation (LAMV-CF) in March 2022 as the Director of Communications. She is a strategic marketing professional with almost three decades of international high-tech and non-profit experience. Kavita currently serves as Chair of the MV Public Safety Advisory Board and Secretary of the Board for Veggielution Community Farm in East San José. She is the volunteer Community Outreach Coordinator for the Mountain View Police Department. And also a part-time ski instructor at Palisades Tahoe. Kavita is a graduate of Leadership Mountain View, is fluent in German, and is crowdsourcing learning Spanish. She lives with her husband, son, Fidget the dog, and Katsk the cat near Cuesta Park. She can be found around town at the dog park, on the tennis court, or Castro Street trying new restaurants. Kavita holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from U.C. Berkeley.
Laurel Iverson joined LAMV-CF in 2014. An active community volunteer, she served as PTA president at Oak School, board member and secretary of Los Altos Educational Foundation, board member and marketing chair of Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation, and Public Arts Commissioner for the City of Los Altos. Currently, Laurel is a mentor with MVLA Scholars and a Block Action Team (BAT) leader. She and her husband, Bob, have lived in Los Altos since 2002 and are empty-nesters, with their two children, Matt and Annie, in college.
Leontyne Mbele-Mbong is a project manager who has worked for an engineering consultant firm and production managed for a theater company. Outside of LAMV-CF, she is a veteran Bay Area actress, who also runs CogentOAK, a Virtual Admin business, and serves as President of IATSE, Local B18. Leontyne lives in Oakland with her roommate and two cats and volunteers as Production Coordinator for a budding theatre company, Actors' Reading Collective.
Nadja Jackson started working for the Foundation in January 2019. Nadja is the program officer for the Foundation grant programs and community outreach, and previously managed the Los Altos BAT Program (now part of Resilient Los Altos). Before coming to the Foundation, she worked in developer relations and marketing at Apple, as the social media manager at Linden Tree Books, and as a teacher. A graduate of LACF's LEAD class, she has volunteered as an Election Inspector, with Mentor Tutor Connection, Bullis Charter School, and Compassion Week.
Director of Development
Revé Warfield is a development professional with over ten years of experience in various roles at international, statewide, and grassroots organizations. She has supported the fundraising efforts of conservation, education, policy advocacy, and racial equity organizations. Growing up in South Central Los Angeles made her aware of structural inequities at a young age. She discovered social justice as a mechanism for change while studying Politics at the University of San Francisco, which led to her interest in operationalizing her commitment to equity. She is a proud member of the largest public service organization for Black women, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, founded in 1913 at Howard University. She was a charter member of the USF chapter.