SVCN and Local Nonprofit Partners Welcome Kyra Kazantzis in Downtown San José

On Thursday, June 20, Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits board, staff and community partners welcomed Kyra Kazantzis as the new SVCN CEO at Forager Tasting Room and Eatery in Downtown San José. As community partners and leaders joined in celebration, County Supervisor Joe Simitian, State Senator Jim Beall, and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo – all colleagues, mentors, and friends of Kyra – shared their memories of working with her and well wishes for her future at the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits. Supervisor Simitian reminisced about their work together to save the homes of the 400 low-income residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park and acknowledged her ability to make smart compromis