Stan has more than 25 years of experience with non-profit organizations in fundraising and grantmaking. For nearly 14 years, he was Director of Planned Giving at the ACLU of Northern California, where he was also responsible for securing foundation grants and raising major annual gifts. Prior to joining the ACLU staff, he was a Program Officer for the California Council for the Humanities (now called Cal Humanities), a statewide organization which awards grants for cultural and educational programs. He was also on the staff of the Koret Foundation. He is the co-author, with Elaine Elinson, of the award-winning book Wherever There's a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California.