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 is a software engineering lead. Outside of work and volunteering, she can be found on the tennis court or playing bridge.
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.
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 began her San Francisco Junior League career in 2011, double placing on the Finance and Fashion Show Committees. She then transferred to the New York Junior League where she served 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 then advanced to the positions of VP of Membership Development and Executive Vice President. She received the Spirit of the League award in May 2022. Kalla is founder of the online vintage & designer fashion boutique Haute Heaven and spends her spare time cooking and volunteering at various organizations throughout the bay.
Sarah Kurhajetz – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director
Kristen Priddy – Strategic Planning Director
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.