Edison A. Jensen is an experienced attorney with over 30 years of practical and legal expertise in the formation, operation and governance of Nonprofit Corporations. He has a rare combination of both legal and business expertise as well as leadership skills that allow him to truly understand nonprofit organizations from an insider’s perspective. He has served on numerous nonprofit boards and as a board president for every nonprofit board he has served on. His passion for the work that nonprofits do, coupled with his understanding of their particular challenges, makes him uniquely qualified to serve his clients. Additionally, Edison works closely with a variety of nonprofit executives and board members on complex problems, strategic issues, compliance, risk and crisis management. Edison has a particular expertise in the healthcare industry as it relates to governance in nonprofit corporations.
Edison has served as board president for Hospitals, Rural Medical Clinics or Federally Qualified Health Centers, Drug & Alcohol Treatment Centers, and Health Trusts (Hospital Conversion Foundation). He was also elected as Board Chair of the Santa Cruz Trial Lawyers Association and Legal Aid of Santa Cruz County. Edison travelled across the country in leadership positions on the Committee on Governance for both the California Hospital Association and the American Hospital Association. Edison has received numerous awards and recognition for his commitment to social justice as it relates to access to healthcare for the indigent.
Edison received an undergraduate degree in Politics from U.C. Santa Cruz and his Law Degree from Santa Clara University.