Welcome to Gretchen De Baubigny

Member of the NMRF Board of Directors

The NMRF Board of Directors and Staff welcome Gretchen De Baubigny, a resident of St. Helena and San Francisco broadly respected for her creativity, warmth, and lifelong belief in the power of philanthropy. She is an advocate for issues involving education and health, and looks forward to advancing the scope and breadth of the Foundation’s research in regenerative and minimally invasive medicine.

 

Her extensive experience in the nonprofit sector includes serving at the Founders, Board, Advisory and Committee levels in The Junior League of San Francisco, Children’s Cancer Research, ARCS, NARAL, Northern California Cancer Center, the SF Volunteer Bureau, the American Cancer Society, San Francisco General Hospital, the Women’s Museum and as a Trustee for the Santa Catalina School in Monterey.

 

As a former teacher, Gretchen founded the San Francisco School Volunteers (currently San Francisco Education Fund), a nonprofit dedicated to engaging community members as partners in public schools. Her excellence as a nonprofit leader has received national, state and local recognition. Gretchen will help to strengthen the continued growth and success of the Foundation’s efforts in the years ahead.

 

Professionally, Gretchen has served as a consultant to, and conducted seminars in, the field of speech communication for corporations and executives. She has appeared as a television personality, and has been a representative of the California fashion industry.

 

We are happy to introduce Gretchen as part of the NMRF family. We look forward to fulfilling our mission with the help of her broad knowledge and thoughtful insight of nonprofit board leadership.

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Welcome to Gretchen De Baubigny

The NMRF Board of Directors and Staff welcome Gretchen De Baubigny, a resident of St. Helena and San Francisco broadly respected for her creativity, warmth, and lifelong belief in the power of philanthropy. She is an advocate for issues involving education and health,...

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All the research conducted through the Napa Medical Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is fully funded through generous donations received from individuals and family foundations.

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