The Audit Committee acts as the oversight body for the Foundation’s financial reporting process, system of internal control and audit process. The committee is responsible for monitoring compliance with laws, regulations and the code of conduct for this corporation.
The goal of the Development Committee, broadly, is to advise campus leadership on strategies to significantly increase private support for UCSF. The Development Committee plays a strategic role in establishing goals, setting and implementing strategies, and monitoring performance, as well as an operational role in expanding UCSF’s donor base and building a pipeline of donors to support campus priorities.
The Government Relations Committee assists and advises university, medical center and Foundation leaders in advocating for UCSF’s current priorities and future needs at the local, state, and federal levels.
The Investment Committee acts on behalf of the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibility for the Foundation’s investment assets. The Committee is responsible for formulating the overall investment policies of the Foundation – subject to approval by the Board of Directors – and establishing investment guidelines in furtherance of those policies. The Committee also monitors the management of the portfolio for compliance with policies and guidelines and with respect to meeting performance objectives over time.
The Marketing Committee advises the university, medical center and the UCSF Foundation in efforts to promote UCSF to donors, influential community members, alumni and referring physicians throughout the Bay Area and beyond. The Committee reviews marketing plans, communications strategies, branding initiatives, donor relations and stewardship activities and provides advice on traditional and new forms of social media.
The Nominating Committee builds a pipeline of friends and supporters of UCSF and recommends new Board of Directors nominees to the Board for election. Throughout the year, committee members also develop and execute strategies to cultivate relationships with potential donors and nominees.
The Real Estate Committee advises the university on strategies involving expansion, consolidation planning and development opportunities. Committee members work with UCSF’s Real Estate and Planning offices on the acquisition of space for UCSF’s clinical, research, academic and administrative functions, ensuring adequate facilities for the future growth of these programs.