Meet our Board.

Our board was assembled because of their professional experience and dedication to philanthropy in our community.

Ryan Nowicki
2017 Hermosa Beach Man of the Year and Attorney at Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell LLP

Karen and I founded HFF as a way to give back to the community in a fun and meaningful way and to encourage our friends, old and new, to do the same.

Ryan Nowicki
2017 Hermosa Beach Man of the Year and Attorney at Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell LLP
Karen Nowicki
City Treasurer, Hermosa Beach

Ryan and I founded HFF to increase the effectiveness of charitable giving in our community and to have a great time with friends while doing so.

Karen Nowicki
City Treasurer, Hermosa Beach
Adrienne Slaughter
2019 Hermosa Beach Woman of the Year and Advanced Planning Counselor at Green Hills Memorial Park

HFF allows me to join ``friends`` and donate our time and needed funds to worthwhile organizations, of our choosing, here in our immediate South Bay community.

Adrienne Slaughter
2019 Hermosa Beach Woman of the Year and Advanced Planning Counselor at Green Hills Memorial Park
Joshua Rowley
CEO/Founder, GiveBox Inc.

I am honored to be a part of an organization with such a focused mission to support local charities through social efforts, technology and friendship.

Joshua Rowley
CEO/Founder, GiveBox Inc.
Heather Wusterbarth
Assistant Director, Feature Films

I am proud to be part of this foundation. The continual message of friendship and philanthropy that shines through each member is truly inspirational.

Heather Wusterbarth
Assistant Director, Feature Films
Kimberly Barbis
Insurance Agent/Sales Marketing Consultant

Giving back to the community is good and something I hope everyone strives for at one time or another, but giving back with new and old friends is great!

Kimberly Barbis
Insurance Agent/Sales Marketing Consultant
John Goad
Attorney at Glaser Weil LLP

I am honored to serve on the Board of an organization dedicated to giving back in the South Bay.

John Goad
Attorney at Glaser Weil LLP
Betsy Ryan
Founder of 17th Street Mural House

Betsy has received United States Congressional, California Senate and International recognition for her accomplishments helping others.

Betsy Ryan
Founder of 17th Street Mural House
Gina Lister, M.A.
Educator, Torrance Unified School District

I believe making a positive difference in a community is important. The Hermosa Friends Foundation will help us all be that positive difference.

Gina Lister, M.A.
Educator, Torrance Unified School District
Jerry Lister, M.A.
Educator, Torrance Unified School District

Jackie Robinson said, ``A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.`` I believe our work with the Hermosa Friends Foundation can have an enduring impact on many lives in our community.

Jerry Lister, M.A.
Educator, Torrance Unified School District
Dorothy Forba
Nonprofit Director

We look forward to help grow and cultivate the philanthropic community of hermosa beach.

Dorothy Forba
Nonprofit Director