Promoting Partnerships To Improve Veterans’ Health

NAVREF Mentorship Program

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.”

— Steven Spielberg

ABOUT the NAVREF Mentorship Program

The NAVREF Mentorship Program aims to provide individual support and professional development through quality mentoring relationships for all executive directors across our nationwide NPC community. We activate a diverse cross-section of experienced NPC leaders and match them with mentees in need of guidance.

The NAVREF Mentorship Program will consolidate original services such as:


For those new to the NPC Community, please check out our welcome page here.

Access the NAVREF Forum here (an approved website account is required to access this page)

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Volunteer to be a mentor today! Just complete the form below and we'll be in touch!


Send us a mentor request and we'll get you matched up!


NAVREF Mentorship Program Vounteers

Mentorship Committee Chair

Rebecca Rosales, CEO

Northern California Institute for Research and Education

San Francisco, CA

2023 Volunteers

Caroline Zink

Kristen Bourgerie

Katrina Washburn

Rebecca Rosales

Douglas Reeder

Jeteseya Dennis

Michelle Trimble


  • We ask mentors commit to one year as a mentor. The mentorship year will concur with the NAVREF Membership Year (July 1 to June 30). 
  • Two years of experience as an executive director is preferred but not required. We are looking for resourceful attitudes and problem solving skills as key characteristics.

Frequently Asked Questions

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