Mayor Gavin Newsom with Stefanie G. Roumeliotes
Stefanie G. Roumeliotes, a Leadership 100 Partner, was appointed to the Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority by Mayor Gavin Newsom on May 14, 2010, to fill a seat that expires on March 25, 2014.
The Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority was created in May 1999 with the passage of the Golden Gate Park Revitalization Act of 1998 or Proposition J. The Concourse Authority’s mission is to provide leadership on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco in the coordination of construction and improvement of projects in the Music Concourse area of Golden Gate Park.
The Concourse Authority works closely with the public, neighborhoods, city departments, agencies and civic organizations as well as the surrounding institutions in the development of the improvements for the area. A comprehensive outreach program that actively involves the public and other interested parties throughout the process ensures that the Golden Gate Park Music Concourse area projects reflect community needs and agency requirements.
Roumeliotes, a native to the San Francisco Bay Area, is a seasoned fundraiser and strategist in the political and non-profit arenas.
She received a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA in 1999. In 2001, she participated in the EMILY’s list fundraising program in Washington, D.C., returning to California to work on a number of campaigns and serve as a Deputy Finance Director of the Phil Angelides for Governor Campaign.
In 2004 she created SGR Consulting, of which she is founder & CEO. SGR Consulting, a San Francisco based company, has played significant roles in the success of national, statewide, and local political campaigns and non-profit organizations having created and managed over 500 fundraising events and raised over $30 million dollars in the past six years.
Roumeliotes also served as the Northwestern Finance Director for Hillary Clinton’s campaign for President of the United States and has acted as a finance consultant for several national organizations including the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), William Jefferson Clinton Foundation, and Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) and the re-election campaigns of Senators Dianne Feinstein & Barbara Boxer.
She has organized opening night galas for the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Ballet and served as the Opening Night Gala Chair for Symphonix in 2007. She has also served as the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Chair.
An avid national and world traveler, Roumeliotes maintains especially strong ties to her Hellenic culture and religious heritage. She has traveled frequently to Greece and continues to help fundraise for the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society.