About Trista Bernstein

Development Director


Trista Bernstein has held Development and leadership roles in various organizations including the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Peninsula Family Service and Broadway By the Bay. Over the past few years, she has focused on volunteer work while caring for her two young children. She has been an active parent at the APJCC Preschool serving on the ECE Committee and reading for Project Cornerstone. Over the past year, she served as the Merger Governance Committee Chair and a member of the Merger Steering Committee.


Trista has taken part in the Giving Circle through the Federation of Silicon Valley and took part in the Yesod Leadership training program. Additionally, Trista is an active volunteer at Congregation Shir Hadash. She has served on the Board of Directors for multiple terms which included serving on the Executive Committee. Her work at Shir Hadash focused heavily on development through her role as Gala Chair for multiple events, leading efforts for the Legacy Campaign and Give Once Campaign, as well as participating in the Capital Campaign Committee.


Additionally she served on committees including the Family Engagement Taskforce, Nominating Committee, Bylaws Review Committee, and Executive Director Search. She is also an active member of the choir and has been in several Purim Spiels.