- Philadelphia Foundation: Carrolle Fair Perry, president and CEO since 1991, announced her intention to resign, effective April 22. Perry intends to help create a community foundation in the Caribbean.
- Greater Birmingham Foundation (AL): Former Program Officer Mimi W. Tynes, will succeed the retiring Sheila Blair as executive director.
- Zellerbach Family Fund (San Francisco): Cindy Rambo, former executive director of Planned Parenthood Alameda/San Francisco, was appointed executive director.
- Bluefield Area Foundation, Inc. (WV): named Deborah Faber executive director. Faber brings to the position volunteer experience with the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.
- East Tennessee Foundation (Knoxville): Former Executive Director and CEO Katharine Pearson left to become the Ford Foundations representative to East Africa. Jerry W. Askew, an associate vice chancellor of development for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, succeeds Pearson.
- Battle Creek Community Foundation (MI): promoted Brenda L. Hunt, former executive vice president and chief operating officer, to be president and CEO. Hunt succeeds Peter J. Christ, who will continue to serve the foundation as a consultant.
- Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (Morristown, NJ): Scott McVay, executive director since the foundation was created in 1976, will retire at the end of this year.
- Community Foundation of Greater Flint (MI): Victor J. Papale, a consultant for the Educare Colorado Initiative and former vice president for resource management at the United Way of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), was named president.
- Whirlpool Foundation (Benton Harbor, MI): President Colleen D. Keast has assumed new responsibilities within Whirlpool, and is now a launch leader for KitchenAid.
- Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County (OH): appointed Brian R. Frederick executive director. Frederick, president and CEO of his own firm, BAK Data Solutions, Inc., succeeds retiring Acting Executive Director Dolly Minter.
- A.H. Belo Corporation Foundation (Dallas): Vice President and Executive Director Judith Garrett Segura was promoted to president and executive director.
- United States-Japan Foundation (New York City): appointed George R. Packard, director of the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, president. Packard succeeds Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch.
- Marin Community Foundation (Larkspur, CA): Vice President for Community Programs Michael Groza was appointed acting CEO and president. Groza succeeds Stephen M. Dobbs, who resigned to pursue a career in publishing and higher education.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Princeton, NJ): After 25 years as director of the office of proposal management, Edward Robbins, is retiring. Richard J. Toth, assistant director of the office, will succeed Robbins. Katherine J. Parker, former proposal manager, was promoted to deputy director of the office. Gregory Pogue, former assistant vice president for administration at Drew University, was hired as the first vice president of administration.
- Marin Community Foundation (Larkspur, CA): Marsha Bonner, former associate director of the Aaron Diamond Foundation, was hired as vice president for programs. She succeeds Barbara Kehrer. Markle Foundation (New York City): Lloyd N. Morrisett, (title), has left to become (title), at the Childrens Television Workshop.
- John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Chicago): appointed Paul D. Goren director of the child and youth development program on human and community development. John W. Slocum, former political science assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, was hired as a program officer responsible for grantmaking in the former Soviet Union. Susan S. King, former research associate at the Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Monterey Institute for International Studies, was named associate director of the foundations office in Moscow. Former MacArthur Fellows Program Senior Program Officer Mark D. Fitzsimmons was promoted to associate director.
- Ms. Foundation for Women (New York City): Former Vice President for Program Sara K. Gould was promoted to executive vice president. Cornell Medical College manager General for Grant Accounting Evelyn Mendez was appointed chief financial officer. Elizabeth H. Coit was appointed director of development and communications. Coit was formerly director of planning and development for the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund.
- Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (Kansas City, MO): Janie Lee, manager of the foundations Project STAR, was promoted to vice president of community programs. Susan Wally, manager of Project Choice, was promoted to vice president of education programs.
- Rose Community Foundation (Denver): Linda Carlson, associate director of grants management, is now a program officer on elderly issues.
- Foundation for the Carolinas (Charlotte, NC): Carla F. McCrorey, a former financial aid assistant at York Technical College, was hired as program assistant for scholarships. Brenda Sanders, a former school system guidance counselor, was hired as a part-time scholarship officer. Cherry OBerry Greer, former administrative secretary to the city executive of Wachovia, was hired as a program assistant for grants.
- Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation (MN): appointed Karen Finseth, former in-house counsel and attorney in private practice, a program officer.
- California Endowment (Woodland Hills): Calvin Freeman, chief of the California State Department of Health Services Office of Multicultural Health, was appointed senior director of strategic resources.
- California Community Foundation (Los Angeles): appointed former Milken Family Foundation Chief Financial Officer Steven J. Cobb chief financial officer. John Williams II was named a program officer. Williams joined the foundation from the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, where he was manager of the community development division.
- Minneapolis Foundation: has hired three new program officersDiane Lev, former associate director of the Allina Foundation; Nancy Nagler, former coordinator of Homeless Projects for Ramsey Action Programs; and Shirlee Stone, former director of the Golden Eagle Program at the Minneapolis American Indian Center.
- Pew Charitable Trusts (Philadelphia): appointed Ronald B. Lewis executive vice president and general counsel. Lewis is currently a member of the law firm Caplin & Drysdale.
- Grater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO): Patti Glass was named the first vice president for grantmaking and evaluation. Glass is the former executive director of the Jewish Family & Children Services organization.
- Massachusetts Bar Foundation (Boston): named Acting Foundation Manager Heather P. Robinson, director.
- Lloyd A. Fry Foundation (Chicago): elected Howard M. McCue III chair. McCue, former officer and director, succeeds Edmund A. Stephan, who died in January.
- Jewish Community Foundation (Los Angeles): Named eight individuals to its boardLeah M. Bishop, partner in the tax department of OMelveny & Myers; Jonathan R. Bloch, senior vice president at Chanin and Co. and the managing partner of Santa Monica Amusements LLC; Jake J. Farber, chairman of Alpert & Alpert Iron & Metal, Inc.; Andrew P. Harwood, tax partner at Price Waterhouse LLP; Raymond Kurtzman, head of the legal and business and business affairs department of Creative Artists Agency; Robert M. Mirvis, CEO of MGT Industries; Todd M. Morgan, founding member of Bel Air Investment Advisors and former limited partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co.; and Richard S. Volpert, a partner in the law firm Munger, Tolles & Ollson.
- Chicago Community Trust: appointed James Glasser, chairman emeritus of GATX, chair. Marge Hartigan, executive committee member since 1989, was named vice chair.
- Hawaii Community Foundation (Honolulu): named Ronald Wo chair. Wo, who has a history of family philanthropy through the foundation, is director of real estate for the islands Foodland Supermarket.
- Peninsula Community Foundation (San Mateo, CA): Thomas E. Bailard, cofounder, chair and CEO of Bailard, Biehl and Kaiser, Inc., was appointed chair.
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