With a wide range of professional accounting experience, Lois Epstein serves as the trusted accountant for PFund and a number of other Twin Cities-based nonprofit organizations including the Minnesota Council on Economic Education and Kingfield Neighborhood Association.
Trina Olson Executive Director
Trina comes to her role as Executive Director at PFund from Immigration Equality where she served as both Deputy Executive Director and Interim Executive Director. With over a decade spent working on progressive ballot measure and legislative campaigns, Trina brings a wealth of fundraising, messaging and management expertise. Before being with Immigration Equality, Trina spent years fighting for health care, family and LGBT rights at The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Equality California, Family Equality Council and Washington Citizen Action. A seasoned strategist, leader, activist and organizer, Trina is proud to advocate at the intersections of progressive justice issues and LGBT movements.
Henry Schneiderman Programs and Operations Coordinator
Henry joins PFund with a range of project and office management experience from managing multi-phase SEC reports to organizing community events and outreach through arts nonprofits. With an MFA from University of Kansas and a BA from Macalester College, Henry is thrilled to bring his passion for community engagement and background in organizational management under one roof. Henry and his partner, Owen Marciano, live with their dog in south Minneapolis.
Kayva Yang Program Director
Kayva most recently worked as Gender & Justice Manager at CAPI, a refugee and immigrant community organization, where she managed a grassroots gender equity coalition and internal efforts to build social justice capacity. Prior to this, she helped to manage National Gender & Equity Campaign, a demonstration project of AAPIP (Asian Americans/ Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy) and Funders’ Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities spearheaded by Hispanics in Philanthropy. Both initiatives aimed to strengthen local community infrastructure and support grassroots organizations by mobilizing community and philanthropic resources. Kayva also worked at the Otto Bremer Foundation and Loft Literary Center on donor related activities.
Kayva also spends time growing as an artist nurtured by Ananya Dance Theatre, Aniccha Arts and Mu Performing Arts. She formerly served on the PFund Board and Women’s Foundation Social Change Fund. Kayva earned her B.A. from the University of Minnesota. She lives, plays, creates and generally rocks-out in Minneapolis.