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Who We Are

Board of Directors

Jerilyn Gelt

Jerilyn lives in San Francisco and, before retiring, worked as a mediator and hearing officer for the State of California Public Employment Relations Board for 30 years.  In addition to serving on the Board of Catholic Charities, she is Past President and current Board member of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), the central public affairs arm of the organized Jewish community.   Jerilyn represents JCRC on the Jewish Coalition to End Human Trafficking and is a member of the Public Issues Committee of Jewish Family and Children Services.  In 2013, Jerilyn became a Regional Board member of the New Israel Fund, an organization committed to equality and democracy for all Israelis.

Our Impact This Year

  • People Helped


  • People Safely Housed


  • Immigrants served by CILSS


  • Meals & Groceries Distributed


  • People Received Rent Subsidies


  • Children of Shelters
  • Twitter
  • Salesforce
  • Sangiacomo
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