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Foundation Documents & Records

Foundation Operations Contacts

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer
Christina Chase

(858) 534-1032

Administrative Assistant to Christina Chase
Margaret Coombs

(858) 534-5289

Investment Operations Manager
Manav Verma
(858) 534-4491

Senior Director, Trustee Engagement and Board Operations/ Corporate Secretary
Alice Sherman

(858) 534-6385


Assistant Corporate Secretary/ 
Board Operations Specialist
Taylor Thomas
(858) 246-5119

Gift Fund and Foundation Accounting Contacts

Foundation Controller & Senior Director Gift Fund Accounting
Kierstin Sykes
(858) 822-1679

Accounting Manager, Foundation & Gift Fund Accounting
Selam Ghebrehiwet
(858) 534-

Senior Accountant, Foundation & Gift Fund Accounting
George Bigney
(858) 534-5648

Senior Accountant, Foundation & Gift Fund Accounting
Helen Lum
(858) 534-8724

Assistant Accountant, Foundation & Gift Fund Accounting
Carol Lim
(858) 534-7247

 UC San Diego Foundation

Mailing Address Physical Address

UC San Diego Foundation 
9500 Gilman Drive #0940
La Jolla, CA 92093-0940

UC San Diego Foundation
3333 North Torrey Court, Ste 200
La Jolla, CA 92037





Please note that our offices currently have limited staff on-site. For hand-deliveries to the Foundation or Gift Services Teams, please contact:

Monday - Friday (after 9:30am):
Margaret Coombs    858.534.5289

Tuesdays and Thursdays (after 9:00am): 
Gail Robotta   858.534.8159