Leadership Team

Alison DeJung – Executive Director

Alison DeJung – Executive Director
Alison DeJung became Eden I&R’s Executive Director in January 2017. Prior to assuming this role, Ms. DeJung was the agency’s Deputy Director for three years and then served in a consulting capacity for a year. As the Executive Director, Ms. DeJung provides leadership and overall management for the agency’s programs, policies, personnel, board development, community relations, and the $2 million annual operating budget.

Ms. DeJung has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Her breadth of skills includes fundraising, financial analysis, strategic planning, grantmaking, and program implementation. During Ms. DeJung’s career, she has nurtured strong working relationships with program directors, government department heads, elected officials, media representatives, funders, and other stakeholders.

Prior to working at Eden I&R, Ms. DeJung spent the bulk of her career in philanthropy. She held positions at the Stuart Foundation; The Women’s Foundation of California; the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund; the Marin Arts Council; and The California Wellness Foundation.

Ms. DeJung holds a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Davis, and a Master of Nonprofit Administration from University of San Francisco.

Gitanjali Rawat – Director of Programs

Gitanjali Rawat - Director of Programs
Gitanjali Rawat, our Director of Programs, brings more than 12 years of experience in both the corporate and social sectors. Prior to Eden I&R, Gitanjali managed the Western Region program for Upwardly Global, an organization that provides workforce services for low-income immigrant and refugee communities.

Gitanjali will work closely with the leadership team, supporting our growing programs and building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.