SFCF President & CEO joins board of Philanthropy Southwest

Philanthropy Southwest Introduces New Board of Directors Amidst Celebrations of 75 Years of Philanthropic Excellence in the Southwestern U.S.

Philanthropy Southwest (PSW), a philanthropy-serving organization dedicated to advancing philanthropy and fostering impactful grantmaking in the Southwestern United States, proudly announces its newly appointed Board of Directors.

With their extensive expertise and commitment to philanthropy, these individuals are poised to guide PSW in fulfilling its mission to foster meaningful philanthropy and trusted relationships that impact the southwest region’s people, communities, and most pressing issues.

"Grounded in the power of local communities, PSW’s members connect with each other to increase their impact and improve lives across the region," said Tony J. Fundaro, President & CEO of PSW. "Our vision for a thriving Southwestern U.S. through the power of philanthropy is bolstered by the collaborative efforts of our members, who continuously strive to make a positive difference in the region."

This year marks a significant milestone as PSW proudly celebrates its 75th anniversary of fostering transformative philanthropy in the SouthwesternU.S. Over seven decades, the organization has been a cornerstone in advancing the region's philanthropic landscape.

Philanthropy Southwest expresses heartfelt appreciation to the outgoing board members for their invaluable contributions and steadfast dedication to the organization's success.

The recently appointed Board of Directors for Philanthropy Southwest includes:

  • Chair: Felicia Chase Goodman ExecutiveDirector, The Cooper Foundation
  • Treasurer: Katie Robbins President & CEO, Hoblitzelle Foundation
  • Secretary: Michael Martinez Senior Director, Casey Family Programs
  • Incoming Chair: Teresa Rose Executive Director, Communities Foundation of Oklahoma
  • Katie Alford, President & CEO, Community Foundation of Abilene
  • Kelley Barnes, Vice President, Community Engagement, Oklahoma City Community Foundation
  • Robert Burns, Director, Home Region Program, Walton Family Foundation
  • Austin Dickson, CEO, Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country
  • Stacey Easterling, Executive Director, National Institute for African American Health
  • Christopher Goett, President & CEO, Santa Fe Community Foundation
  • Heather Hocker, Grants Administrator, The CH Foundation
  • Brian Joseph, CEO & Co-Founder, RevJen Group
  • Ronald C. Lewis, President & CEO, RockwellFund, Inc.
  • Tracey Stewart, Senior Program Officer, The Colorado Health Foundation
  • Shelley Sweatt, President & CEO, The Priddy Foundation
  • Abel Wurmnest, Executive Director, Anschutz Family Foundation

About Philanthropy Southwest

Philanthropy Southwest is a leading association of grantmakers dedicated to enhancing philanthropy in the Southwestern United States. Established 1949, the organization serves as a catalyst for transformative philanthropy, fostering collaboration, advocating on behalf of the charitable sector, and driving meaningful change in the region through professional learning, networking programs, and events.

 For more information about Philanthropy Southwest, please visit www.philanthropysouthwest.org.

Jan 5, 2024
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