September 20, 2013- San Diego, CA – The 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation, an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, is pleased to announce Tanny Joyce as its new Board Chair and to welcome Kristen Gehrig, Carol Ware, and Paul Ware as new Board members.

“Tanny is a dedicated member of the 4SRanch~Del Sur community and she will be an excellent leader for our organization,” said Judy Simeroth, the immediate past chair of the foundation. “I look forward to working with her to grow the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation.”

Tanny Joyce is a fourth generation San Diegan, raised in La Mesa but native to the 4SRanch area since 2002. She completed her undergraduate education at SDSU, and went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from San Jose State University. She has worked in the field of Organizational and Leadership Development for more than 20 years, and is now a Senior Partner at Apex Performance Strategies. She brings her professional skills back to her community as a PTA member at Stone Ranch Elementary School, Oak Valley Middle School, and Del Norte High School, and as a Board Member for the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation. She enjoys spending time with her husband of twenty years, Rob, and their three sons, Adam, Kyle, and Logan.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to lead and grow the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation,” said Tanny. “I’m also excited to work with Kristen, Carol, and Paul, three enthusiastic community members who have so much to give to the foundation.”

Founded in 2007, the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation (4SCF) is dedicated to improving the quality of life and meeting emerging needs in 4SRanch and Del Sur by increasing responsible and effective philanthropy; building a community endowment for the benefit of the region; providing funds annually to community organizations and causes, and giving the community a vehicle for legacy planning and gifts that will benefit 4SRanch~Del Sur now and forever. To date, the 4SCF has granted more than $94,000 to organizations serving 4SRanch~Del Sur citizens and has raised more than $74,000 in a community endowment that will support 4SRanch~Del Sur’s needs in perpetuity.

About The San Diego Foundation’s Community Foundations
The Community Foundations, proud affiliates of The San Diego Foundation, help identify and meet the emerging needs of communities throughout San Diego County by encouraging and increasing responsible and effective philanthropy by and for the benefit of all who live, work and play in the region. The Community Foundations provide their communities with a vehicle for legacy planning and gifts. The foundations are located in 4SRanch~Del Sur, Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Escondido, La Jolla, Oceanside, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, and San Ysidro. For additional information, please visit

About The San Diego Foundation
Founded in 1975, The San Diego Foundation’s purpose is to promote and increase effective and responsible charitable giving. The Foundation manages more than $612 million in assets, almost half of which reside in permanent endowment funds that extend the impact of today’s gifts to future generations. Since its inception, The Foundation has granted more than $820 million to the San Diego region’s nonprofit community. For additional information, please visit The San Diego Foundation at

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