“As a leader in the Village movement, a community-builder for 35 years, and a lifelong student of human development, I want to lead deeper conversations about connection, interdependence, legacy, long-term investment and working together across generations to realize our shared future.”


Kate Hoepke

Executive Director, San Francisco Village 
Chair, Village Movement California
Oakland, CA

Kate Hoepke is the Executive Director of San Francisco Village (SFV), a nonprofit membership organization that connects older adults to the community, programming and expertise they need to continue living lives of purpose and meaning. She has been a community-builder for 30 years, in the field of aging since 2001 and with San Francisco Village since 2012. 

In addition to her role at SFV, Hoepke is a leader in the national village movement and chair of Village Movement California. She is the founder of 40 Mothers Clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area, which has served more than a million families since the early 1990s. Hoepke has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and an MBA from San Francisco State University.


Learn more here about the Encore Public Voices Fellowship, which supports diverse voices focusing on aging, longevity and the intergenerational opportunity. 

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