Community Supporters

Junior League of Santa Barbara thanks its generous community supporters throughout the years and into the future.

2018-2019 Community Supporters:

Joan and Jim Lindsey
Cynthia and Jim Hughes
Kielle and John Horton
Starfish Housing Committee
Cox Communications
Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals
Santa Barbara Airbus
David Chandler
American Riviera Bank
Hambleton Family Foundation
The Zia Group
Suzanne Sumerlin Duca
Solvang Rotary
Emily Engel

2019-2020 Council of Community Advisors:

The council provides community feedback and as-needed professional guidance throughout our fiscal year so that JLSB can direct resources toward projects and programs that best address community needs. Areas of Advisorship include: Business, Education, Finance, Local City/County Agency, Government, Housing, Law Enforcement, Legal, Media, Medical/Healthcare, Non-profit, Technology, Youth/Teen Services, Data/Evaluation, and Other Community leaders. For more information about the JLSB Council of Advisors contact

    • Laura Battle, VP of Operations, Pensionmark Financial Group
    • Sylvia Barnard, Executive Director, Good Samaritan
    • Hal Conklin, former mayor of SB
    • Jennifer Du, VP of Operations, Apeel Sciences
    • Dr. Emily Engel, Scholar, JLSB Top Supporter & Sustainer
    • Beth Farnsworth, Anchor, KEYT
    • Matthew Fenske, Sergeant, SB County Sheriff’s Office
    • Rob Fredericks, Executive Director., Housing Authority of the City of SB
    • Geoff Green, CEO, SBCC Foundation
    • Heather Hambleton, Hambleton Family Foundation
    • Alisse Harris, Rotary Club of Solvang
    • Cynthia Hughes, Principle of Missions Venture Partners, JLSB Top Supporter
    • Jim Hughes, Owner, Hughes Construction & Development, JLSB Top Supporter
    • Valerie Kissel, Executive Director, Noah’s Anchorage (part of Channel Islands YMCA)
    • Paula Johnson, Starfish Housing Committee
    • Jennifer Karapetian, Deputy DA, SB County District Attorney’s Office
    • Asm. Monique Limón, CA State Assembly Member, 37th Assembly District
    • Joan Lindsey, President & Founder, Lindsey Communications & JLSB Top Supporter
    • Vianey Lopez, District Director, Office of CA State Asm. Monique Limón
    • Bill Macfadyen, Founder & Publisher, Noozhawk
    • Rita McGaw, Victim Witness Program, SB County District Attorney’s Office
    • Dr. Kathryn (Kary) O’Brien Research & Evaluation Consultant, O’Brien Research
    • Brian Olmstead, Lieutenant, SB County Sheriff’s Office
    • Sanjay (Sonny) Palta, Founder, The Affiliati Network
    • Danielle Sandoval, Senior Project Manager, Procore
    • Jeff Shaffer, Director of Initiatives, SB ACT and Director of Community Engagement, United Way Home for Good
    • Dr. Jill Sharkey, Assoc. Dean, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, UCSB
    • John Thyne, Esq, Attorney, John Thyne Law