Judy Ross has been the Executive Director of the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership since its incorporation as a nonprofit in the year 2000. During this time, she has seen the management support organization grow considerably, to better serve the greater Long Beach area nonprofits. Prior to her current position, Ms. Ross worked as an independent organization development consultant, working primarily with nonprofit organizations. She spent over 6 years at the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, as the agency’s first project director for the Tobacco Education Program.
Over the past thirty years, she has been involved in nonprofit board service and volunteerism in the Long Beach community, and now serves on the board of governors of the Long Beach City College Foundation and a board member of HOPE, Housing Opportunities for the Elderly. She is an alumnus of Leadership Long Beach, and a former member of Leadership Long Beach Board of Directors. She is also a past president, and current member of the Junior League of Long Beach, Past Chair and current board member of Literary Women. Judy attended undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley and Ohio State University for graduate school with a Master’s in Social Work.
In her spare time, Judy enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Director of Membership Services & Outreach
Christine manages Membership Services for the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership. She is charged with outreach and development of meaningful programs and services for the organization’s nonprofit constituents. She has been with the Partnership since 2001, first as a Nonprofit Information Specialist and then returning to the Partnership after taking a hiatus to serve as President for the Junior League of Long Beach.
Christine has her MA in Public Relations from the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California and her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Art History and Film History/Criticism. She has studied in Oxford, England and Mexico City and has an interest in and passion for the work of NGOs and nonprofits both within the USA and abroad.
Outside of work Christine can be found on a plane, a museum or in a theater; usually in the company of her husband, Krishna.
Director of Consulting Services
562-290-0018 ext. 102
Rebecca Buckley is the Director of Consulting Services for the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership. She has over 10 years of nonprofit management experience in the theatre, health, and political advocacy arenas. Her nonprofit experience includes program planning, project management and securing major gifts while working as the Program Manager for StandWithUs, an advocacy nonprofit in the Los Angeles area. She holds an MBA/MFA in Theatre Management and Business Administration from CSULB where she worked in Development, Stage Management and Production Management for the California Repertory Company. Rebecca is a very proud Southern California native who enjoys yoga, cooking and camping with her husband.
Education Program Manager
562-290-0018 ext. 104
Anh Tran is the Education Program Manager for the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership. She is devoted to a career that integrates education, community building, and philanthropy. She has worked as a volunteer manager for CFY-Los Angeles, organized communities in Silver Spring, MD neighborhoods, and previously taught math and science in Los Angeles with Teach For America. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc and is a Board Fellow for the California Alliance for Arts Education. In her free time, she enjoys practicing yoga, cooking, and coaching writing for graduate students. Anh graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Economics and Mass Communications and a minor in Education.
Education Program Coordinator
562-290-0018 ext. 105
Alana Sheldon is the Education Program Coordinator for the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership. She is passionate about the nonprofit industry and dedicated to a career that incorporates philanthropic values and education. Currently, she volunteers for various nonprofits throughout the Long Beach area including The California Conference for Equality and Justice and St. Luke’s Shower Program. For leisure, Alana enjoys hiking, reading and taking the occasional kick-boxing class. Alana graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Cultural Anthropology.