Leyna Bernstein, FacultyLeyna Bernstein is the Director of Programs at the Center for Community Benefit Organizations.Prior to joining the CBO, Ms. Bernstein was the Program Director at the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin.Former roles have included Director of Consulting Services at The Management Center, a San Francisco-based nonprofit resource center serving all of Northern California, and independent consulting and training services to nonprofit organizations through her own firm, Bernstein & Associates.
Before founding her
own firm, Ms. Bernstein
spent over a decade as a human resources executive with The Nature Company
, The Gap
and Smith & Hawken
work focused on translating socially responsible missions and values into organizational practices, policies and procedures.Ms. Bernstein
has taught and lectured throughout the Bay Area on nonprofit management, leadership and governance.She
is the author of "Best Practices: The Model Employee Handbook for California Nonprofits" and "Creating Your Employee Handbook: A How-To Kit for Nonprofits", both published by Jossey-Bass.Ms. Bernstein earned her B.A. at the University of California at Berkeley.