Yerba Buena Center
For The Arts

701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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About YBCA


Opened to the public in 1993, YBCA was founded as the cultural anchor of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens neighborhood. Our work spans the realms of contemporary art, performance, film, civic engagement, and public life. Centering artists as essential to social and cultural movement, YBCA is reimagining the role an arts institution can play in the community it serves.

Our Mission

We believe that culture is an essential catalyst for change.

Therefore, it’s the responsibility of arts institutions to spur and support societal movement.

Our mission is to generate culture that moves people.

Leadership Team

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Board of Directors

Erik Mayo
Partner & Chief Investment Officer,
Terra Incognita Capital,
Redwood City, CA
Board Chair

Dave Weber
EVP Wholesale Risk, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, CA

Sara Fenske Bahat
Senior Lecturer, DMBA,
California College of the Arts,
San Francisco, CA

Heidy Braverman
Civic Leader,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Jeff Chang
Vice President of Narrative,
Arts and Culture, Race Forward,
Oakland, CA
Board Member

Dale Cook
Director of Engineering
at McKinsey Academy,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Amy Eliot
Principal, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, DE+,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Renuka Kher
Philanthropy and
Social Entrepreneurship,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Nancy Levinson
Editor and Executive Director
of Places Journal,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Laura Livoti
Philanthropic Advisor and
Nonprofit Consultant,
San Francisco, CA
and New Orleans, LA
Board Member

Amir Mortazavi
CEO and Co-Founder,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Corinne Sklar
Chief Marketing Officer of IBM iX,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Meg Spriggs
Managing Director,
Multi-Family Investments Group,
Shorenstein Properties, LLC,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Marc Vogl
Principal, Arts Consultant
& Philanthropic Advisor,
Vogl Consulting,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Amanda Weil
Principal, Weil Studio,
San Francisco, CA and New York, NY
Board Member

Karen Wickre
Editorial Strategist, KVOX Media,
San Francisco, CA
Board Member

Zak Williams
Founder of New Co.,
Los Angeles, CA
Board Member

Helen Sause
Former Deputy Executive Director,
San Francisco Redevelopment Agency,
Alameda, CA

Annual Report

Our mission is made possible by our stakeholders, those invested in ensuring that we can continue our work. Explore this past fiscal year’s highlights.

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