Christine Atkins

Christine Atkins is the Chair of the Committee Cabinet and in that role, is an ex-officio voting member of the Board. She joined the collective in 2013 and has served as…more

Sue Bennett

Sue Bennett joined the Foundation in 1997. She currently serves as the Secretary of the Board and has served as Chair of the Pooled Fund Grant Committee and the 10th…more

Julie Hickman Burg

Julie Hickman Burg joined the Foundation in 2018. She has served as a member of the International Partner Grant Committee, Arts and Culture Equity Grant Committee, Capacity-Building Committee and Human…more

Chris Charbonneau

Chris Charbonneau became a member of the Foundation in 2005. She is the longest serving CEO of a Planned Parenthood Affiliate, at 29 years. The Affiliate that she leads works…more

Cedra DuFlon-Heide

Cedra DuFlon-Heide joined the Foundation in 2003 and chairs the Governance Committee. She has served on a variety of Pooled Fund Grant Committees, Partner Grant Committees, the Impact Assessment Committee…more

Maura Fallon

Maura Fallon joined the Foundation in 2013 and serves on the Planning Committee for Intersect (formerly Discovery Days).  Maura is an organizational development consultant, counselor, and executive coach with expertise…more

Barbara Fielden

Barbara Fielden joined the Foundation in 2005. Barbara has been Cabinet Chair, a member of the Pooled Fund Grant Committee leadership, several Partner Grant Committees and the Impact Assessment and Membership…more

Jodi Green

Jodi Green joined the Foundation in 2008 and is the Vice Chair of the Board. She is Chairwoman Emerita of the University of Washington Foundation Board and just completed co-chairing…more

Yvonne Hall

Yvonne Hall has been a member of the Foundation since 2001, is the Treasurer of the Board, and chairs the Foundation’s Finance & Investment Audit Committee, which she has served…more

Melinda Herrin

Melinda Herrin joined the Foundation in 2017 and joined the Board of Directors in 2019.  She serves on the Member Engagement Committee and previously served on the Pooled Fund Grant…more


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