Who We Are: Conversations, Interviews, and Retreat Participants PDF Print E-mail

Conversations and Interviews/Planning Phase

Organizational affiliations (for identification purposes only) given are those at time of conversations/interviews.

  • Alan Abramson, Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program, Aspen Institute
  • Nancy Amidei, School of Social Work, University of Washington
  • Audrey Alvarado, National Council of Nonprofit Associations
  • David Arons, Attorney (formerly with Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest)
  • Diana Aviv, Independent Sector
  • Putnam Barber, Evergreen State Society
  • Gary Bass, OMB Watch
  • Lucy Bernholz, Blueprint Research and Design
  • David Carrington, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Emmett Carson, Minneapolis Foundation (Board Chair, Council on Foundations)
  • Angela Dawson, Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund
  • Christine Durand, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
  • Pablo Eisenberg, Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership, Georgetown University
  • Sara Engelhardt, Foundation Center
  • Stuart Etherington, National Council of Voluntary Organisations
  • Nancy Findeisen, Community Services Planning Council
  • Elan Garonzik, Elma Foundation (formerly with Charles Stewart Mott Foundation)
  • William C. Graustein, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund
  • Colin Greer, New World Foundation
  • Richard Gutch, FutureBuilders
  • Stephanie Haddad, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
  • Christopher Harris, Ford Foundation
  • Soya Jung Harris, Social Justice Fund Northwest
  • Jenny Harrow, Cass Business School, City University London
  • Trisha Hasbargen, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
  • John Healy, Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Benjamin Todd Jealous, Rosenberg Foundation
  • Barry Knight, CENTRIS – Centre for Research and Innovation in Social Policy
  • Frances Kunreuther, Building Movement Project, DEMOS
  • Amie Latterman, Child Family Health International (and YNPN National Co-Chair)
  • Diana Leat, Cass Business School, City University London
  • Laura Loescher, Philanthropy Consultant (co-founder, Changemakers)
  • Caroline McAndrews, Building Movement Project, DEMOS
  • Ray Murphy, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (and CEO, Philanthropy Ireland)
  • Linda T. Nguyen, Alliance for Children & Families
  • Drummond Pike, Tides Foundation
  • Thomas J. Raffa, Raffa & Associates, PC
  • Maria Teresa Rojas, Open Society Institute
  • Joanne Scanlan, Council on Foundations
  • Cinthia Schuman, Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program, Aspen Institute
  • Kristin Scotchmer, Community Foundation of the National Capital Region
  • Willa Seldon, Tides Center
  • Benjamin R. Shute, Jr., Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Sai Siegel, Northern California Grantmakers
  • Bruce Sievers, Stanford University
  • Bob Smucker, founding Executive Director, Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest
  • Rusty Stahl, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
  • Karl Stauber, Northwest Area Foundation
  • Molly Stearns, The Seattle Foundation
  • Julia Unwin, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Bao Vang, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
  • Katrin Wilde, Channel Foundation
  • Karl Wilding, National Council of Voluntary Organisations
  • Rachel Mosher Williams, Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program, Aspen Institute
  • Sylvia Yee, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund


INTERVIEWS/IMPLEMENTATION PHASE

Demographic Data on Interviews from Project Implementation Phase


Interviewees/Implementation

Organizational affiliations (for identification purposes only) given are those at time of interviews.

  • Jim Abernathy, Independent Consultant
  • Christine Ahn, Korea Policy Institute
  • Audrey Alvarado, National Council of Nonprofit Associations
  • Nancy Amidei, University of Washington/Civic Engagement Project
  • Victoria Anderson, Charities Aid Foundation
  • Fatima Angeles, California Wellness
  • Kevin Ashby, Big Lottery Fund
  • Michael Baratoff, Equilibrium Capital Group
  • Sandra Bass, Packard Foundation
  • Kate Batlin, King’s Fund
  • Julia Beatty, 21st Century Foundation
  • Toby Blume, Travelers Aid Trust
  • Sheri Brady, Kellogg Foundation
  • Willis Bright, Lilly Endowment
  • Judith Browne-Dianis, Advancement Project
  • Yolanda Caldera-Durant, Fairfield County Community Foundation
  • Diana Campoamor, Hispanics in Philanthropy
  • Jim Canales, Irvine Foundation
  • David Carrington, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Shona Chakravartty, Hill Snowdon Foundation
  • Cynthia Chavez, LeaderSpring
  • Paul Cheng, Charities Aid Foundation
  • Patrick Corvington, Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Sean Cox, Children First for Oregon
  • Ami Dar, Idealist
  • Nicholas Deakin, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Aaron Dorfman, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
  • Bernard Dory, ALERT/SCOPE
  • Pablo Eisenberg, Georgetown University
  • Robert Espinoza, Funders for Gay & Lesbian Issues
  • John Esterle, Whitman Institute
  • Charles Fields, Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • Barbara Gibbs, Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Ellen Gilligan, Greater Cincinnati Community Foundation
  • Vanda Gohil, Voice4Change England
  • Mason Gray, Cincinnati-Hamilton Co Community Action Agency
  • Anne Green, Gates Foundation
  • Anu Greenlee Cairo, Walter and Elise Hass Fund
  • Tina Gridiron Smith, Lumina Foundation
  • Mubin Haq, City Parochial Foundation
  • Trista Harris, Headwaters Foundation
  • Danielle Hicks, Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers
  • Gudrun Hofmeister, Independent Sector
  • Tony Hopson, Self Enhancement, Inc
  • Thom Jeavons, ARNOVA
  • Fran Jemmott, Philanthropy Consultant/Liberty Hill
  • Melissa Johnson, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
  • Soya Jung, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Amber Kahn, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Tarry Kang, Literacy Network
  • Frank Karel, RW Johnson Foundation (retired)
  • Alissa Keny-Guyer, Penney Family Fund
  • John Kim, Advancement Project
  • Jee Kim, Surdna Foundation
  • Barry Knight, Crane House
  • Michael Lipsky, Demos
  • Daniel Lurie, Tipping Point Foundation
  • Dara Major, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Marissa Manlove, Indiana Grantmakers Alliance
  • Helen Mattheis, Greater Cincinnati Community Foundation
  • Erin McCarty, Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers
  • Jason McGill, New York Regional Association of Grantmakers
  • Su Midghall, DHM Research
  • Randall Miller, Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr Fund
  • Kristina Moster Greater Cincinnati Community Foundation
  • Scot Nakagawa, Social Justice Fund Northwest
  • Linda T. Nguyen, Alliance for Children and Families
  • Joanna Nixon, Central Indiana Community Foundation
  • Tori O'Neal-McElrath, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Lee Christian Parker, Community Foundation of National Capital Area
  • Cathy Pharoah, Philanthropy Consultant
  • Iara Ping, Young People for
  • Joyce Powdrill, Cincinnati Empowerment Corporation
  • Becca Prowda, Mayor’s Office/City of San Francisco
  • Margarita Ramirez, Liberty Hill Foundation
  • Greg Ratliff, Gates Foundation
  • Cynthia Renfro, Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • Ana Reyes, Advancement Project
  • Suk Rhee, Northwest Health Foundation
  • Lisa Roberts-Roser, SmartMoney Community Services
  • Jill Robinson Kramer, Lumina Foundation
  • Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Craigslist Foundation
  • Eduardo Romero, Nonprofit Roundtable
  • Nichole Sanchez, New Global Citizens
  • Lenka Setkova, Carnegie UK
  • Adrienne Shropshire, Independent Consultant
  • Matthew Smerdon, Baring Foundation
  • Steve Rathgeb Smith, University of Washington/ARNOVA
  • Larry Smith, Third Millennium Initiative
  • Doug Stamm, Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Carolee Summers-Sparks, Washington Area Women's Foundation
  • Bala Thakrar, Asian Foundation for Philanthropy
  • Michael Twyman, Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust
  • Charles Ugalde, United Way of the Bay Area
  • Julia Unwin, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Nick Viele, C3 Strategy
  • Marion Wadibia, Charities Aid Foundation
  • Andre Wamba, Cincinnati-Hamilton Co Community Action Agency
  • Robyn Wasserman, Volunteers in Agencies
  • Jared Watson, Seattle Foundation
  • Joyce White, Grantmakers of Oregon and Southern Washington
  • Cole Wilbur, Packard Foundation
  • Katrin Wilde, Channel Foundation
  • Karen Zelermyer, Funders for Gay & Lesbian Issues / Joint Affinity Group


Pocantico Retreat Participants

Organizational affiliations (for identification purposes only) given are those at time of/retreat

  • Courtney Bourns, Director of Programs, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
  • Yolanda Caldera-Durant, Program Officer, Fairfield County Community Foundation
  • Patrick Corvington, Senior Associate, Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Nick Deychakiwsky, Program Officer, Civil Society, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Aaron Dorfman, Executive Director, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
  • Charles Fields, Program Officer, Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • William C. Graustein, Trustee, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund; Chairperson, Public Allies
  • Christopher Harris, Senior Program Officer, Governance and Civil Society, Ford Foundation
  • Stephen Heintz, President, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Soya Jung, Independent Consultant; Advisory Board, Massena Foundation
  • Jee Kim, Program Officer, Surdna Foundation
  • Barry Knight, Principal, Centris (UK); Consultant to Ford, Mott and New World Foundations Facilitator
  • John Morning, Trustee, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; Trustee, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Scot Nakagawa, Interim Executive Director, Social Justice Fund
  • Lee Christian Parker, Senior Program Officer, Community Foundation of National Capital Region
  • Mark Rosenman, Director, Caring to Change Staff
  • Albert Ruesga, President, Greater New Orleans Foundation Steering Panel
  • Buzz Schmidt, Chairperson, F.B. Heron Foundation; CEO, GuideStar International
  • Ben Shute, Secretary and Program Director, Democratic Practice (US), Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • James Siegal, Vice President - Nonprofit Sector Programs & Practice, Independent Sector Steering Panel
  • Ralph Smith, Executive Vice President, The Annie E. Casey Foundation; Chairperson, Council on Foundations
  • Rusty Stahl, Executive Director, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Steering Panel
  • Stefania Vanin, Program Associate, Surdna Foundation Scribe
  • Karen Zelermyer, Executive Director, Funders for Gay & Lesbian Issues
 

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