Ambassadors Advisory Council


Susan Brodeur, Marketing & Public Relations Consultant (Former Director)

Adam Eventov, Owner, WellSaid! Communications (Former Director)

C.J. Page, Executive Director, Community Health Action Network (Former Executive Director of the Year)

Cindy Long, Vice President & Branch Manager, U.S. Bank (Former Director)

Cynthia Breunig, President & CEO, Girl Scouts San Gorgonio Council (Former Executive Director of the Year)

Donald Rucker, Senior Pastor, Ontario Church of the Nazarene (Former Director)

John Matteson, Branch Manager, Union Bank (Former Director)

Judy Morris, Founder & Executive Director, Retired, Moses House Ministries (Former Members Advisory Council)

Mike Tracey, President CEO, San Antonio Hospital Foundation (Former Director)

Nancy Jackson, Public Affairs Region Manager, Retired,  Southern California Edison (Former Director)



The purpose of the Academy for Grassroots Organizations (AcademyGO) Ambassadors Advisory Council is to strengthen the region’s nonprofit sector by leveraging the expertise, resources, and connections of local leaders in support of capacity-building services

AcademyGO Mission:

To improve the quality of life in our region by supporting and strengthening the social service sector

Ambassador Advisory Council Duties:

  1. Lend your name to AcademyGO’s efforts to strengthen the region’s nonprofit sector (Join the published list of Ambassadors Advisory Council members)
  2. Be accessible and provide periodic advice to AcademyGO upon request
  3. Refer appropriate contacts to AcademyGO: those desiring to build their organizations or the sector in the Inland Empire
  4. Refer AcademyGO to appropriate opportunities: those that can help AcademyGO build a strong nonprofit sector in the Inland Empire
  5. Attend annual leadership event, if available

Ambassadors Advisory Council Membership:

  1. Past Directors
  2. Donors/Funders
  3. Local Leaders and Influencers

Benefits of Joining the Council:

  1. Association with a well-respected, nonprofit leadership organization and connection to our 2000-strong network – “Social impact is the new standard for how companies address social and environmental issues to drive meaningful and positive change.”  (2013 Cone Communications Social Impact Study)
  2. Make a broad impact on the Inland Empire’s nonprofit sector
  3. Stay abreast of community and nonprofit issues and resources

For information about joining AcademyGO's Ambassadors Advisory Council please contact Vici Nagel, President/CEO at