Tom Nazario, Founder and President
Tom is a California attorney, child advocate and law professor at the University of San Francisco. His expertise in children’s rights has led him all over the world documenting human rights violations involving women and children, as well as working with underprivileged kids in the Bay Area for over 30 years. Tom leads TFI’s Board of Directors and makes presentations to community organizations, colleges, foundations, and corporations that wish to get involved with the work of TFI. It has been his vision and ideas shaping the work and goals of TFI.
Jennifer Zahgkuni, Director of Operations
Jennifer has been a part of TFI since its inception in 2007 and has worked with Tom in various capacities since 2000 when she worked at USF School of Law. Jennifer is TFI’s Director of Operations and directly assists Tom with TFI’s programmatic work. She presently manages all aspects of the San Francisco office and coordinates our local events. She also travels on behalf of TFI to follow up with our current programs abroad, to deliver basic necessities to those in need, and to help research new grassroots organizations that can benefit from the small grants that TFI provides.
Kristina Eisenhower, Compassion Education & Marketing Coordinator
Kristina has been an international educator for over 18 years with experience in classroom instruction, teacher training, program ambassadorship, and empathic coaching. As the Compassion Education & Marketing Coordinator, Kristina oversees our Doing Good Program and implements new ways to offer its curriculum to more teachers, students, and volunteers across the country.
Ayn Lowry, Data Management
Ayn volunteers to help TFI with data management and various research projects. She has been involved since 2012 and was supporting the mission of TFI long before. Her previous work in the NGO field has been with organizations focusing primarily on farmworker and environmental issues both in the US and in Holland, where she lived and worked for many years and raised her son.
Maisy Wildermuth, Office Assistant
Maisy provides support to TFI through projects involving research, communications, copyediting, writing, and design. She recently graduated from the University of San Francisco with a B.A. in English and was drawn to TFI for its mission and values, as she has throughout her life aimed to align herself with people and organizations who help others in need.