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Lynn Bunim

After receiving her undergraduate degree from UC-Berkeley,  Lynn earned a Masters Degree in Government Relations as a Coro Fellow.  She enjoyed a forty year career in the telecommunications industry starting with Pacific Telephone and concluding as Executive Director – External Affairs for AT&T in the San Francisco Bay Area.  For the past eight years Lynn has been affiliated with Women Impacting Public Policy, a national nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of women entrepreneurs and forging alliances with other business organizations.  She created and now leads the Small Business Saturday Coalition, a national association of 600 small
business groups that promote the value of small businesses in our economy.

Her Jewish community engagement and board leadership include the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, JVS, and the Mt. Zion Health Fund.  General community service includes the YMCA of San Francisco, San Francisco Day School, San Francisco Urban Research, the San Francisco Workforce Investment Board, and the San Francisco Mayor’s Fiscal Advisory Committee.  Lynn is married to Alexander Fetter, Professor
Emeritus, Stanford University.  She has two daughters, Lesley Bunim of San Francisco and Dede Bunim Kramer of Denver, as well as five grandchildren.


Past Chairs

Cece Feiler 2017-2018

Jerilyn Gelt 2015-2016

Dave Rand 2013-2014

Michael Sweet 2011-2012.

Marc Carrel 2009-2010.

Nancy Goldberg, 2007-2008

David O. Levine, 2005-2006

Michael Futterman, 2003-2004

Barbara Yaroslavsky, 2001-2002