The Keith and Judy Swayne Family Foundation is honored to welcome Janis Reischmann to the Board of Directors and Shelley Hoss to the Advisory Board. Each one provides diverse perspectives and experiences from their work in philanthropy that will enhance our efforts to serve the community. We are pleased these exceptional leaders will offer their leadership, guidance and wide-ranging philanthropic experience.
Janis Reischmann is currently the executive director of Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation, an independent grantmaking foundation with offices in Honolulu. Janis brings to her role more than twenty-five years of work in the nonprofit sector. Among her positions, she has worked as a youth counselor in a court diversionary agency, line staff in a mental health residential treatment program, a trust officer working with charitable trusts and foundations, the vice president for the Hawaii Community Foundation overseeing its grantmaking and private foundation services, and led a consulting firm specializing in organizational and project development.
Janis served on the planning committees for three national philanthropic conferences hosted by the Council on Foundations and served as adjunct faculty at the University of Hawaii, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work where she taught community development.
Shelley Hoss has combined the best of the nonprofit and corporate worlds for the good of her community for 27 years. Since May 2000 she has served at the helm of one of Orange County’s most prominent philanthropic organizations– the Orange County Community Foundation. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Hoss served as Executive Director for Girls Incorporated of Orange County. Prior to that, she served in leadership positions for ten years with Orangewood Children’s Foundation, raising awareness and providing essential services for abused and neglected children with a focus on youth emancipating from the foster care system.
Shelley served as founding chair of the Orange County Funders Roundtable, sits on the board of the League of California Community Foundations, and is a guest lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine.