Council Staff

The Council on Foundations staff provides thought leadership in a number of areas within the philanthropic sector. Our team of highly-qualified thought leaders are well-versed in all philanthropic areas.

You can submit a request to have a Council staff member as a speaker for your event by using the speaker request form.

Executive Office

Senior Advisor to the President & CEO
Special Assistant to the President & CEO
Chief Operating Officer
President & CEO

External Relations

Director, Private Philanthropy
Vice President, External Relations
Director, Community Philanthropy

Government Relations & Legal Affairs

Staff Counsel
Senior Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs
Executive Director, National Standards, and Staff Counsel
Associate Director of Government Relations
Associate Director of Public Policy
Vice President for Policy & Partnerships
Senior Vice President of Government Relations
National Standards Associate

Membership Marketing

Membership Associate
Marketing Associate
Membership Associate
Senior Director, Membership Marketing

Professional Development

Program Coordinator
Meeting Planner
Vice President, Professional Development
Program Manager


Vice President of Communications
Communications Associate

Operations & Development

Corporate Counsel
Director of Development
Vice President of Technology
Database Manager
Accounts Payable Manager
Human Resources Manager
Director of Knowledge Strategy
Accounting Manager
Director, Digital Strategy