Sandi Jackson has degrees in occupational therapy and psychology specializing in pediatric neurology and learning disabilities in children, but her heart has always been focused on philanthropic causes. Past community involvements include: Memorial Medical Center Foundation Board Chair, President and ball chairs of the OC Baron’s League for American Cancer Society, Co-Chair of Chapman University’s Athletic Campaign Committee, Executive Planning Committee member for opening of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, her 16-year support of Orangewood Foundation on its board and executive committees, and Steering Committee Co-Chair to develop Charter School, Samueli Academy, where she serves as board of trustees chair.

Quote: “I believe in the power of philanthropy and philanthropic partnerships to unite forces to provide innovative solutions for societal problems and human injustices.” Sandi Jackson

 Nominated by: Victoria Collins, Shirley Pepys, Orangewood Foundation, American Cancer Society, Samueli Foundation, Samueli Academy, Memorial Medical Center Foundation, UC Irvine, City of Santa Ana