Atlantic City Community Fund is made up of community leaders focused on Atlantic City. Our Advisory Board is comprised of the following members:

  • Evan Sanchez - Board President (Cofounder, Authentic City Partners & Hayday Coffee)

  • Ben Zeltner - Board Vice President & Secretary (Partner, Levine Staller)

  • Derek K. Cason - Executive Committee (Educator, Dr. MLK School Complex, Atlantic City Public Schools)

  • Jim Rutala - Executive Committee (President, Rutala Associates, LLC)

  • Libbie Wills - Executive Committee (President, First Ward Civic Association)

  • Fernando D. Fernandez (Social Worker, The Salvation Army and Rotary Club of Atlantic City)

  • Joyce Hagen (Executive Director, Atlantic City Arts Foundation)

  • Sheila Hull-Freeman (President, Bungalow Park Civic Association)

  • Elizabeth A. Murphy, ex-officio (Founding Director, Creative New Jersey) 

  • Maharshi Patel (Member, AC Economic Development Advisory Commission)

  • Tina Watson (Educator, Venice Park School, Atlantic City)