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San Jose Parks Foundation
Board of Trustees

Steven H. Nakano

Attorney at Law


Cayce Hill



Ernest Azevedo

City of Salinas

Avi Yotam (Ex-Officio)

City of San Jose / PRNS

Ed Solis (Ex-Officio)

City of San Jose / PRNS

Rebecca Salner

Journalist/Editor (Ret.)

Leticia Espino (Ex-Officio)

City of San Jose / PRNS


Trustee Emeritus

Ray Turner


Helen Chapman

City of San Jose

Matt Cano

City of Milpitas


The Mission

San Jose Parks Foundation is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for San Jose's parks and trails and the programs within them, by empowering residents and volunteers and securing private donations.

Partners & Projects

Almaden Winery Park

Before Silicon Valley Project

Butcher Dog Park

Community Mural Pocket Park

Erickson Park

Farmworker Caravan

Five Wounds Trail­­

Guadalupe Oak Grove Park

Hamann Park Mural

Japanese Friendship Garden

Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful

Lake Cunningham Park

Martin-Fontana Parks Assoc.

Miner Park

Pueblo Play Playground

Roosevelt Park Roller Hockey Rink

San Jose Family Camp

San Jose Parks Advocates

Santa Teresa Bernal NA

Save Our Trails

Seven Trees – Project Kultoora

Sherman Oaks Playground

Sons Of San Jose Memorial

South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition

St. James Park

Theodore Lenzen Park

Thousand Oaks Park

Viva CalleSJ

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