Metta Fund

Sandy Mori


Ms. Mori retired in December 2009 as the Development Director for Kimochi, Inc., which she helped co-found in 1971. Kimochi, Inc. is a non-profit community-based organization serving the Japanese American and Japanese-speaking elderly in Northern California. She is also a founding member of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, based in Seattle, Washington.

Ms. Mori served for 14 years as the Executive Secretary to the San Francisco Health Commission. She has held positions in local hospitals, and additionally served as the Project Coordinator in developing Kimochi Home, a residential/respite care/social day care facility in San Francisco’s Japantown.

Ms. Mori was appointed to the Commission on the Status of Women, serving from 1976 to 1980 and becoming the first Asian American woman to chair a City Commission. Ms. Mori’s current board memberships include the SF Mayor’s Long Term Care Coordinating Council and the Dignity Fund Coalition.