Louis Ponick

Director of Grants & Scholarship

Prior to joining the Community Foundation of San Joaquin, Louis served as Assistant Dean for Development at the University of the Pacific’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. Prior to his time at Pacific, he served as Director of Major and Planned Gifts at the PETA Foundation in Berkeley, CA, and as CEO of the Save-Mart Employee Association in Modesto, CA. He has a B.A. from Sonoma State University and an M.B.A. from C.S.U. Sacramento.

Presently, Louis administers the Foundation’s portfolio of giving, which includes: donor-advised and agency funds, discretionary grantmaking, and scholarship funds.