Sherry P. Magill

Sherry P. Magill is president and COO of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, a private grantmaking foundation based in Jacksonville, FL. Prior to this post, Magill served as executive director and program officer of education at the Fund. Before joining the Fund, Magill served as vice president and deputy to the president of Washington College, where she also taught courses in American Studies and on the American South. Magill serves regularly as a senior moderator for the Aspen Institute and is the founding executive director of Aspen’s Wye Faculty Seminar. In addition to having served as chair of the State of Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission and the Florida Funders Group, she is past president of the Jacksonville Women's Network board and a past member of the Southeastern Council of Foundations and the Leadership Jacksonville boards. Magill is a founding member and immediate past chair of the Florida Philanthropic Network and is the chair of the Council on Foundations' board of directors.