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

Manager, Executive Office
President & CEO
Executive Assistant
Vice President, Strategy & Organizational Effectiveness and Chief of Staff

Membership, Development & Finance

Associate, Membership
Director, Finance
Associate, Engagement
Director, Development
Accounts Payable Manager
Manager, Membership
Director, Engagement
Manager, Engagement
Vice President, Membership, Development and Finance
Manager, Member Engagement & Analytics
Director, Membership

Legal Resources

Associate, Legal & National Standards
Staff Counsel
Staff Counsel
Executive Director, National Standards


Associate, Leadership & Training
Associate, Programs
Manager, Leadership
Director, Events & Programs
Manager, Training
Vice President, Programs and Peer Engagement
Director, Leadership Development & Training
Manager, Conferences and Events

Government Affairs

Director, Government Affairs
Vice President, Government Affairs and Legal Resources
Senior Advisor for Public Policy & Partnerships
Manager, Government Affairs

Strategic Communications

Vice President, Communications & Content
Director, Marketing and Communications
Manager, Publications & Research
Manager, Digital Strategy
Associate, Communications

Talent, Equity & Operations

Vice President, Talent, Equity & Operations
Director, People & Culture
Director, Operations