Leadership

2022-2023 Board of Directors

Katie Aspell – President

Katie Aspell has been an active member of the Junior League of San Francisco, Inc since 2014. She has served on multiple committees, including as the Communications Committee Chair when it was awarded “Committee of the Year” in 2016-2017. She was also awarded the “Rockstar Award” in the same year. She went on to serve as VP of Communications, and as the Executive Vice President. She is active throughout the San Francisco community supporting the fundraising efforts of various non-profit organizations. By day, Katie has a career writing software. When she isn’t coding or volunteering, she can be found on the tennis court or mixing up a cocktail.

 

Nora Quattrin – Executive Vice President

.Nora Quattrin has been an active member of the Junior League of San Francisco since 2016. During that time she has served on the Nominating, March Madness, Placement, and Sustainer Engagement committees. Her leadership roles include New Member Advisor (2017-2018) and co-chairing roles in the following committees: Recruitment and Outreach (2018-2019), New Member Education (2019-2020), and Membership Engagement (2020-2021). She was awarded the “Melissa Harrington Hughes Outstanding Leadership Award” in 2018 and co-chaired Recruitment and Outreach when it was awarded “Committee of the Year” in 2018-2019.

In her professional career, Nora is controller at Presidio Farms, a family owned and operated agricultural business based in California. In her free time, Nora enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, volunteering at the San Francisco Opera Archives, cheering on Bay Area sports teams and the USC Trojans, trying new recipes, and exploring all the hidden gems the SF Bay Area has to offer.

 

Leigh Bannister – Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

Erin C. Badillo – Secretary

Erin Badillo has been an active member of the Junior League since 2014. She previously served as a Director-at-large, Chair of Technology Governance, and been a member of various Fundraising Ad-Hocs and Safe-and-Sound.
Erin is the Executive Director of Dress for Success San Francisco/San Jose and a member of the Metropolitan Club. In her spare time, Erin is a big theater fan and a book nerd. 

Kalla Vieaux – Governance Director

Kalla has been an active member of the Junior League since 2011. She began her San Francisco Junior League career on the Finance and Fashion Show Committees then transferred to the New York Junior League where she served first as a member and later Secretary/Vice-Chair of the Winter Ball fundraiser. She returned to the Junior League of San Francisco to serve again on the Fashion Show committee, mentor on SMART, and participate on the Placement Committee. In 2017, she led the creation of the Membership Support Committee and continued to chair the committee through the 2019 League year. Kalla is the founder of online vintage & designer fashion boutique Haute Heaven and adores hunting for fashion treasures. In her spare time, she loves cooking through cookbooks cover-to-cover, hosting cocktail and dinner parties, and volunteering with San Francisco Ballet’s Bravo Association.

 

Sarah Kurhajetz – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director

 

 

 

 

Kristen Priddy – Strategic Planning Director

 

 

 

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Marissa Leon – Vice President, Community Partners
Marissa Leon has been an active member of the New York Junior League since 2017 and transferred to the Junior League of San Francisco in 2020. She previously served on the Advocacy Council and Community Partners Council, including as Chair of SMART. She’s a corporate, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions lawyer. In her free time she enjoys hiking, running, cycling and playing tennis.

 

 

 

Taylor Zisman – Vice President, External Engagement

Taylor first joined the Junior League in Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula in 2011 and has spent many active years in the JLSF. She spent most of her time working with San Francisco-based and local organizations to serve our most vulnerable neighbors by providing volunteer support, chairing community program committees, and working on community impact. In 2015 she received the first-ever JLSF Community Impact award for her work with the Done in a Day Committee with her Co-Chair. Professionally, she works in marketing and web development at Children’s Health Council in Palo Alto, Ca. She enjoys exploring the Bay Area with her husband and teaching her two young daughters how to volunteer.

 

Sydney Doyle – Vice President, Membership Development

Sydney has been an active member of the Junior League of San Francisco since 2017. During her time in the League she has served on the DIAD and Home Tour committees, including as Co-Chair of the Home Tour in 2020, and in 2021 she was awarded “Outstanding Leader of the Year.” In her professional life, Sydney works as a project manager at a women-owned construction management firm, managing projects for a variety of clients in San Francisco and the Bay Area. In her free time, Sydney enjoys golf, painting, skiing, and spending time with her friends and family.

 

 

Cheryl Zimmerman – Vice President, Membership Engagement

 

 

 

 

 

Sabrina Matlin – Nominating Chair

 

 

 

 

 

Lauren Debo – Treasurer-Elect

 

 

 

 

 

Tiffany Chatkara – Secretary-Elect

 

 

 

 

 

Julie Yarbrough – Sustainer Advisor to the Board

Julie Yarbrough has been a member of the Junior League of San Francisco since 2004.  During that time, she has held a variety of roles including a committee member on DIAD, the Homeless Prenatal Program (a prior community program), Arts Outreach and four years in fundraising on Home Tour. While on the Home Tour committee, Julie held various leadership roles including Co-Chair for 2010-2011 and now serves as an advisor. In Julie’s professional life, she works in health solutions consulting for a leading global professional services firm. In addition to the league, Julie holds a committee position with the San Francisco Fine Arts Auxiliary and the Modern Art Council and Society for Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA), both with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In Julie’s free time, she enjoys traveling, all things cultural, dinner & cocktail parties plus spending time with friends and family.