Steve Toben is the president of the Flora Family Foundation. Before joining the FFF staff in 2000, Mr. Toben served for nine years as a program officer at the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation where he directed the foundation’s programs on conflict resolution and the environment. He is a former chair of the Environmental Grantmakers Association and a co-founder of the Peace and Security Funders Group. Mr. Toben began his career as a law clerk for the Hon. Sam J. Ervin, III, on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and practiced law for eight years. He is a former member of the Portola Valley Town Council and twice served as mayor. Mr. Toben is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and the Yale Law School.
Non-family Staff Peer Network: Discussion with Leading Executive Directors
Posted on August 12, 2021 by Rachel Leon, Jamie Allison, Denise Porche, Kim Wright, Lukas Haynes, Steve Toben
Joint Non-family Staff and Engaging Youth Peer Network: Connecting Family Across Distance
Posted on March 18, 2020 by Jenny Kelly, Bruce Karmazin, Steve Toben
Non-family Staff Peer Network Event: What Questions Keep You up at Night?
Posted on December 19, 2019 by Denise Porche, Kim Wright, Steve Toben
Non-family Staff Peer Network: Wearing Many Hats with One Head – Difficult Choices as a Staff Member
Posted on February 17, 2019 by Christy Uchida, Erin Kahn, Steve Toben
The Critical Role of the Board Chair in Family Philanthropy
Posted on April 9, 2015 by Virginia M. Esposito, Alice Buhl, Kelly Sweeney McShane, Steve Toben
Engaging a Philanthropic Family with Many Divergent Interests
Posted on March 8, 2007 by Steve Toben
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