Miriam Leal

Program Associate


Miriam Leal

Miriam serves as the coordinator for the Community Foundation’s scholarship and loan programs. She also provides accounts payable support to the Chief Financial Officer, manages general office operations, our in-house technology accounts and is the staff liaison to the Leadership Redding Program.

Miriam joined the Community Foundation of the North State in August of 2013 after working for Simpson University as Event Coordinator in the Conference Services department. 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. She 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.