Miriam Leal, Program Associate
As Program Associate, Miriam serves as the coordinator for the Foundation’s scholarship and loan programs. She also provides accounts payable support to the Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer and manages general office operations and is the staff liaison to the Leadership Redding Program.
Miriam joined Shasta Regional Community Foundation in August of 2013 after working for Simpson University in the Conference Services department as Event Coordinator. Miriam’s prior experience at the university spans seven years and fostered her strong connection to the Shasta County community. She is deeply committed to the Foundation’s mission and enjoys fulfilling her role in providing opportunities for the community.
Miriam has a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from Simpson University. Miriam is a Siskiyou County native and still enjoys spending time in her small hometown of Etna. She currently lives in Redding with her husband and twin daughters. They enjoy spending quality time with their extended family, swimming and hiking.