Board of Directors

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Board of Directors

Thank you to past steering committee and board members:

  • James Abernathy - Formerly of Environmental Support Center
  • Fred Ali - Weingart Foundation
  • Carrie Avery - The Durfee Foundation
  • John Bare - The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
  • Gregg Behr - The Grable Foundation -Beth Bruner - Formerly of Bruner Foundation
  • Imani Constance Burnett - Formerly of Southeastern Council of Foundations
  • Marty Campbell - Formerly of the James Irvine Foundation
  • Chris Cardona - Ford Foundation
  • Roberto Cremonini - Formerly of Barr Foundation
  • Don Crocker - Support Center for Nonprofit Management | Partnership in Philanthropy
  • Liza Culick - Formerly of Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County
  • Sylvia de Haas-Phillips - Formerly of Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
  • Diana Gurieva - Formerly of the Dyson Foundation
  • Mary MacIntyre Hamilton - Formerly of The Fieldstone Foundation
  • Frances Hansford - Formerly of W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Sidney Hargro - Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia
  • Mary Ann Holohean - Formerly of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
  • Mae Hong - Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
  • David Hunter - Formerly of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
  • Irene Ibarra - Formerly of the Colorado Trust
  • Thomas Kelly - Hawai’i Community Foundation
  • Amira Leifer - Formerly of Surdna Foundation
  • Valerie Lies - Formerly of Forefront
  • Handy Lindsey - Ruth Mott Foundation
  • Peter Long - Blue Shield of California Foundation
  • Robert Long - Formerly of W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Dara Major - Formerly of Surdna Foundation
  • Michael McCoy - Meadows Foundation
  • Laura McGrath - Formerly of Fannie Mae Foundation
  • Glenn McRae - Formerly of the Vermont Community Foundation
  • Clara Miller - Formerly of the F.B. Heron Foundation and Nonprofit Finance Fund
  • Ricardo Millet - Formerly of Woods Fund Chicago
  • Mary Mountcastle - Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
  • Grant Oliphant - The Heinz Endowments
  • Edward Pauly - The Wallace Foundation
  • Jim Pitofsky - John Templeton Foundation, formerly of SeaChange
  • Tom Reis - Formerly of W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Annemarie Riemer - Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
  • Albert Ruesga - Formerly of Greater New Orleans Foundation
  • Paul Shoemaker - Formerly of Social Venture Partners Seattle
  • Eric Sloan - Formerly of Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation
  • LaTida Smith - Moses Taylor Foundation
  • Rob Stuart - Formerly of Rockefeller Technology Project
  • Natasha Terk - Formerly of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Melinda Tuan - Fund for Shared Insight, formerly of REDF
  • Mary Walachy - Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation
  • Suzanne Walsh - Formerly of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation
  • Rick Williams - Formerly of Sobrato Family Foundation and Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation
  • Gayle Williams - Formerly of Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation
  • Susan Zepeda - Community Foundation of Louisville, formerly of Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

Thank you to GEO’s founders:

  • James E. Canales - Barr Foundation
  • Barbara Kibbe - S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation
  • Janine Lee - Southeastern Council of Foundations

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