25 Jul J Mullineaux
W. John (“J”) Mullineaux is a philanthropic leader with over 30 years of fundraising, gift planning, and charitable advising experience. During his career, he has facilitated the planning and implementation of large-scale funding campaigns that have generated over $400 million for vital community programs. For the past 10 years, he has held the position of Vice President for Philanthropic Planning at Community Foundation Sonoma County where he helps donors and their families envision and reach their philanthropic goals. Prior to moving to Sonoma County, J held senior-level advancement positions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco Ballet, and Columbia University. While at Columbia, J obtained a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Psychology from Teachers’ College. He also became a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) through the American College in 2014.
J is a proud graduate of the University of Washington where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. He has been active with the UW Alumni Association serving as President of the Bay Area Huskies for five years and as District Governor of the Alumni Association (UWAA) Board of Directors. He has served on the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council and the Steering Committee of Leadership Santa Rosa, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Oliver Ranch Foundation and the Sonoma County LGBTQI Giving Circle, which he founded in April 2014. J is also a 10,000 Degrees volunteer mentor and supported two students in getting to college. He remains their mentor as they attend Sonoma State and San Jose State.