Meet our dedicated members responsible for the administration of the Giving Circle and grant making process as well as planning the annual calendar and membership recruitment activities.

Kevin Jones

Originally from a western Pennsylvania, Kevin spent the first part of his professional career in banking (Barclays and Citigroup) in NYC. He helped start Citigroup’s Pride employee groups nationally, and represented Citi on the Boards of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates and GenderPAC/True Child, and on the Human Rights Campaign’s Business Council.

Lisa Carreño

Lisa graduated from The Catholic University of America and has practiced law in Maryland and California. She directed the Maryland Commission for Women and YWCA Sonoma County before joining 10,000 Degrees as the Sonoma County Regional Director.

Jen Lewis

Jen Lewis is the Special Projects Director for the Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS). She spearheads major initiatives, including departmental strategic planning, cross-agency whole person care strategies for high-needs populations, sustainable financing for eliminating health disparities, and efforts related to the Sonoma Developmental Center.

Naomi E. Metz

Naomi E. Metz is thrilled to be a co-founder of the Sonoma County
LGBTQI Giving Circle. She is also on the Board of Directors of the National
LGBTQ Task Force and identifies as a queer, white anti-racist, social justice
activist. In her professional life, Naomi is the owner and principal attorney at
the Law Office of Naomi E. Metz,

J Mullineaux

J Mullineaux is a philanthropic leader with over 30 years of fundraising, gift planning and charitable advising experience. During his career he has facilitated the planning and implementation of large scale funding campaigns that have generated over $400 million for vital community programs.