Charlene Harvey worked for 16 years with the Management Center of San Francisco as a staff consultant to nonprofit organizations. She was appointed to the board of the Presidio Trust in 2011. She served as co-chair of the Campaign for the Presidio and Golden Gate National Parks. She was previously board chair of KQED and Grants for the Arts and president of the Junior League of San Francisco. She has also served on the boards of California Pacific Medical Center, Rosenberg Foundation, and the Mental Health Association of San Francisco, among others. She was awarded the SPUR Award in 1997 and the Outstanding Volunteer Fund Raiser Award in 1996 by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives. Appointed in 2003.