For 36 years, the Novato Youth Center has offered programs to youth and their families in the community. Our mission is to inspire and prepare youth to succeed. We accomplish this by supporting their development in: academics and learning; health and well being; personal enrichment through arts and athletics; and social interaction and community engagement. A one-of-a-kind 501c3 non-profit agency, we serve 4,200 youth and families. Andrei is currently Vice President of the board and has been a board member since 2012 serving as Chairperson for the Finance Committee.
Novato Youth Soccer Association (NYSA) is a non-profit volunteer-based youth sports organization dedicated to fostering a learning and love of the game of soccer. Andrei has been a coach or assistant coach since 2008.
The Rotary Club of Ignacio focuses on supporting local programs through annual fundraising events. Funding goes towards local student scholarships, charitable agencies serving those in need and others deserving civic or charitable projects within the community. Andrei has been a member since 2015.
Matt Fannin is the chairman of membership and recruitment in the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa. He was also a past board member from the year 2012 to 2014. Matt's favorite activity is the annual distribution of dictionaries to every 3rd grader in Santa Rosa. The Santa Rosa Rotary emphasizes strong fellowship among Rotarians and meaningful community and international service projects which help characterize Rotary worldwide. There’s something that all Rotary club members have in common: We take action. As community volunteers, we reach out to neighbors in need. We build, support, and organize. We save lives. We work locally and globally to make our community and the world a better place.
A nonprofit organization devoted to supporting the educational and cultural benefits of musical performance to its members and the Marin community. Andrei has served on the board since 2008 and is currently Vice President.
Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for young men. The K-12 program centers on outdoor experiences that build a young man’s skills and allow him to grow on a personal level and as a role model and leader for his peers. Living the Trail Life is a journey established on timeless values derived from the Bible. Matt enjoys being a part of Trail life with his oldest son. He is currently a founding board member and also Fox Patrol (Kindergarten and First Grade) leader.
Spring Hills Community Church was created as a community of faith to serve Sonoma County at large. We endeavor to serve God by reaching-out to our community and showing genuine love and care for our neighbors. Matt has been a member since 2012 and is a member of the church safety team.
Novato's largest business trade organization. Since 1915, we've worked to grow the economic prosperity for all who live and/or work in Novato. We have four core activities that aid us in achieving this goal: promoting the community, represent the interest of business with government, political action, provide networking/marketing opportunities to build business relationships. Leadership Novato, Established in 1990. Leadership Novato is a community affairs program to identify and equip individuals to guide Novato’s future. Andrei was a leadership graduate in 2008.
The mission of BNI is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive, and professional "word-of-mouth" program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals. Andrei has been a member since 2004, served as President and is currently the Event Coordinator.