Chuck Slosser

Chuck Slosser led the Santa Barbara Foundation for 18 years as President and CEO.  While at the Foundation, Chuck’s accomplishments include the establishment of The Foundation Roundtable (a regional association of grantmakers), the annual Partnership for Excellence Conference for the donor and nonprofit community, and the groundbreaking Care and Share program that gives third-grade children a hands-on volunteer and/or grantmaking experience.  

Prior, Chuck served as Director of Development at the Museum of Natural History and Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the University of California Santa Barbara. Chuck holds a Ph.D. from UCLA and a M.A. and B.A. from Valparaiso University. He is a member of the Planned Giving Roundtable, The Foundation Roundtable, the City of Santa Barbara’s Taskforce on Gang Violence, and the Investment Committee of the Visiting Nurse Association.  He is also a board member of both the Hutton Foundation and the Orfalea Fund