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Our Team


Paula Allison, MBA
Associate Vice Chancellor of Resource Development, Los Rios Community College District
President, Los Rios Colleges Foundation
(916) 568-3075

Administrative Support

Kara Smith
Administrative Assistant
Gifts Processing and Board Support
(916) 568-3044

Alumni and Athletics

Anne Ward-Palos
Donor Relations Specialist
Alumni, Athletics, and Communications
(916) 608-6705

Data and Financial Services

Debra Hildred
Donor Relations Specialist
Budgets, Database, Department Funds, Requisitions
(916) 484-8174


Victoria Austin
Regional Director of Philanthropy
Sacramento City College
(916) 558-2198

Kirsten DuBray, CFRE
Regional Director of Philanthropy
American River College
(916) 484-8175


Sue Byrne
Director of Grants Management
(916) 568-3096

Philanthropy Services

Kristin Emmett, MS
Director of Philanthropy Services, Los Rios Community College District
Secretary, Los Rios Colleges Foundation
(916) 568-3075


Elizabeth Starbuck
Donor Relations Specialist
Scholarships and Mini-Grants
(916) 691-7320

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 568-3075

Fax: (916) 286-3657


1919 Spanos Court
Sacramento, CA 95825

Our office is inside Suite 700, which is most easily accessed from Northrup Avenue.