CEP’s work is guided by an Advisory Board of foundation leaders, consultants, and academics. The Advisory Board meets annually. Sub-groups on key CEP research initiatives, such as strategy and governance, meet more frequently to provide advice and counsel to CEP staff.

Katharine Bambrick
Ontario Trillium Foundation

Elizabeth Brown
Managing Director, Mental Health
and Well-Being
Arthur M. Blank Foundation

Matthew Carr
Strategy, Learning & Evaluation Director
Walton Family Foundation

Shawna Carroll-Wilthien
Impact & Learning Manager
Fondation Chanel

Yolanda Coentro
President and CEO
Institute for Nonprofit Practice

Stuart Comstock-Gay
President & CEO
Delaware Community Foundation

Sara Davis
Sr. Director of Grantmaking Operations
Insight & Learning at Hillspire

Holly Donagh
Director, Strategic Learning, Insight and Influence
Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Thère du Pont
Longwood Foundation, Inc.

Pam Foster
Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth González
Chief Program & Strategy Officer
College Futures Foundation

Doug Griffiths
Oak Foundation

Elaine Lasnik-Broida
Lasnik-Broida Consultants, Inc.

Happy Mwende Kinyili
Director of Programmes
Mama Cash

Grant Oliphant
Conrad Prebys Foundation
Former CEP Board Chair

Christy Pichel
Former President
Stuart Foundation
Former CEP Board Member

Hilary Pennington
Executive Vice President of Programs
Ford Foundation
Former CEP Board Member

Shelly Prichard
President & CEO
Wichita Community Foundation

Brian Quinn
Associate Vice President, Research-Evaluation Learning
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Kathy Reich
BUILD Director
Ford Foundation

Bess Rothenberg
Senior Director of Strategy and Learning
Ford Foundation

Steve Seleznow
Fellow at Stanford
Distinguished Careers Institute

Nadya Shmavonian
Senior Advisor
SeaChange Capital Partners
Former CEP Board Member

Nadege Souvenir
Chief Operating Officer
Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation

Vince Stehle
Executive Director
Media Impact Funders
Former CEP Board Member

Kelvin Taketa
Former President & CEO
Hawai’i Community Foundation
Former CEP Board Member

Jehan Velji
Director of the Effective Philanthropy Group
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Mailee Walker
Executive Director
Claneil Foundation