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David Selberg, Chief Executive Officer

David is a Santa Barbara native and UCSB alum, and has been active in the non-profit community since 1991. He filled multiple roles with Pacific Pride Foundation (PPF), the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS organization. At PPF, after starting a county-wide food pantry for people living with HIV/AIDS, he went on to serve as program director, communications director, and finally as the executive director for eight years. David also was the program director at Transition House for a number of years. In addition to his professional work, David volunteered for 12 years with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) working with high needs children in the foster care system. He was elected to the statewide HIV Working Group in addition to serving as a board member for a number of local non-profits. David has a personal connection to the work of Hospice of Santa Barbara through his good friend Gail Rink, who nurtured HSB into the full-fledged organization it is today while she served as its executive director. David has served as HSB’s chief executive officer since 2015. During this time, he has helped facilitate HSB’s higher profile, expansion of programs, and various community partnerships. In his spare time, David enjoys time in the desert, traveling, and spending time with friends.