Meet our staff:

Maria Daane, Executive Director
Maria has over ten years of nonprofit experience, holding leadership positions with the YMCA of the East Bay, the Capital Area United Way, and the Michigan State Broad School of Business.  She holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Michigan State University.  She has led the Foundation & Friends since 2007 and is a member of the Santa Clara Rotary.  Her areas of expertise include organizational development, fiscal stewardship and fundraising.    In her spare time, Maria enjoys reading to her young children and going on outings with her family.

She can be reached at

Tracy Wingrove, Associate Executive Director
Tracy has been with the Foundation and Friends since 2011.   After many years in the legal services industry and holding leadership positions in various volunteer organizations, she made the transition into the non-profit sector.  Tracy holds a law degree from the University of San Diego.  Tracy’s areas of responsibility include volunteer recruitment and management, bookselling operations and financial management.  Tracy enjoys reading, hiking, playing tennis and spending time with her family.  She can assist you with book donations, book sales, and accounts payable, and can be reached at

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