Tyler - Chairman
President and Corporate Secretary
Marion Kauffman Foundation
John is an expert and frequent speaker on
public policy issues affecting non-profit governance and private foundation
issues. He has authored numerous
articles including a recent monograph for The Philanthropy Roundtable -- How
Public is Private Philanthropy? Separating Reality from Myth.
John has served as a member of the Advisory
Board to NYU Law School's National Center on Philanthropy and the Law and as
President and member of the School Board for the Diocese of Kansas City-St.
Joseph, among many others. Tyler has received numerous awards for public
service from the Missouri Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar
Association, the Kansas City Business Journal, Junior Achievement, Ingram's
Magazine, and others.
Founder of DC Central Kitchen
Founder and President of LA Kitchen
Founder and President of Cforward
Robert Egger leads the nation's first
"community kitchen", where unemployed men and women learn marketable
culinary skills. Since opening in 1989,
the DCCK has distributed over 20 million meals and helped 700 men and women
gain full-time employment.
Robert is an expert and frequent speaker
nationally and internationally on hunger and homelessness, social enterprise
and nonprofit unity. He has numerous
accolades including listed on the Non Profit Times "50 Most Powerful and
Influential Nonprofit Leaders" list, named an Oprah Angel, and a
Washingtonian of the Year. Robert's book
on the non-profit sector, Begging for Change, received the 2005 McAdam Prize for "Best Nonprofit Management Book"
by the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
Robert currently leads the V3 Campaign, which educates politicians on
the economic contributions of America's nonprofit sector.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Trustee and Director
The Meadows Foundation
leads the Meadows Foundation, established in 1948 by Algur
H. and Virginia Meadows to assist the people and institutions of Texas improve
the quality and circumstances of life for themselves and future generations.
Prior to Meadows, Linda had a career in government and public relations. She worked on President Gerald Ford's
campaign, for the late Senator John Heinz, and in the Office of Media Relations
and Planning for President Ronald Reagan's White House.
has held leadership positions with the Council on Foundations, the Conference
of Southwest Foundations, the Independent Sector, the Mid-America Foundations
Task Force on Standards and Accountability and the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers. In
addition, Linda has received the YWCA 100 Outstanding Women's Award and the Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel
La Catholica, one of Spain's highest honors, in 2002
for her work on behalf of enhancing relations between Spain and the United
Senior Vice President for Public Policy
The Philanthropy Roundtable
has been executive director of the Triad Foundation of Ithaca, New York, since
2003. The values which drive the philanthropic mission of Triad reflect the
desire of its donor, Roy Hampton Park, to encourage Americans to take advantage
of the opportunities offered by their country. Triad's grantmaking
moves forward his commitment to democracy and free enterprise, to religious
liberty and freedom of thought, and to broad access to education and
employment. Before Triad, she began her
quarter-century career in philanthropy with the Atlantic Philanthropies in
1984, and then the Park Foundation.
is a frequent speaker on foundation issues, including testifying before the
House Education and Labor Committee on the role of foundation grantmaking for the arts and culture. She has held leadership positions at Council
on Foundations, the Alliance for Charitable Reform, and the Grantmakers
Forum of New York.
Clinical Associate Professor
George H. Heyman,
Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising,
New York University
Claire is a noted academic, expert and
frequent speaker on the history and economics of American philanthropy. Before
joining NYU -- and before that at Yale Law School - Claire served for 13 years
as President of Connecticut College where, under her leadership, Connecticut
College quintupled its endowment and rose to the top
25 liberal arts colleges in the nation.
Claire has written extensively including,
Social Entrepreneurship in America:Women
Building a more Perfect Union, and the much heralded The Greater Good: How
Philanthropy Drives the American Economy and Can Save Capitalism. Gaudiani is a
director of numerous corporate and social profit enterprises specializing in
corporate governance issues. Her current directorships include The Henry Luce
Foundation, MBIA Inc. (where she chaired the governance committee for seven
years) and The National Council for Economic Education.
Holly Welch Stubbing
Sr. Vice President, Client
Services & Legislative Affairs
Foundation for the Carolinas
leads FFTC's client services and scholarships team, which includes oversight of
their competitive grantmaking portfolio consisting of
corporate and family foundations, scholarship funds and corporate disaster
relief funds. Holly also supervises the
Foundation's efforts related to public policy, compliance and advocacy.
is a frequent speaker on public policy and nonprofit governance matters. She is a member of the North Carolina and
Tennessee Bar Associations and currently serves on the Legislative and Public
Policy Committee and the Legal & Regulatory Action Committee of the Council
on Foundations, as well as the Government Relations Committee for the
Southeastern Council on Foundations and the Public Policy Committee of the
North Carolina Network for Grantmakers. She serves on the John M. and James L. Knight
Foundation Charlotte Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of EcoAmerica.