Leslie Lenkowsky has been nominated by President George W. Bush to be executive director of the Corporation for National Service. Lenkowsky is a professor at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and a frequent contributor to Philanthropy, as well as a founding member of the Philanthropy Roundtable.
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation announces that former deputy attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. has joined its board of directors.
Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, formerly dean of the Harvard Divinity School, has been named president of Catholic Charities U.S.A. Hehir was a 1984 MacArthur Foundation genius award grantee.
Dan Levinson, program officer for legal issues and education at the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, has been named inspector general of the General Services Administration by President George W. Bush.
Helene Gayle, director of the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, has been named the first adviser on HIV/AIDS issues at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
John M. Seidl, chairman and co-founder of myHomeKey.com, has been named director for environmental programs at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Lincoln Chen, executive vice president for strategy at the Rockefeller Foundation, will leave in December to launch a new initiative on philanthropic partnerships for global equity. Susan Sechler, director of global inclusion, will assume the new position of senior adviser for biotechnology policy. And Julia I. Lopez, director of the working communities program theme, was promoted to vice president for the working communities and creativity and culture program themes.
Peter Beard is now senior vice president of knowledge access and technology strategy at the Fannie Mae Foundation.
Kathryn J. Engebretson, former CFO of BET Interactive, will become president of the William Penn Foundation in October, while Janet Haas, current president, will become chair of the William Penn Corporation.
The Brookings Institution has added four new members to its board: William Clay Ford Jr., chairman of the board of Ford Motor Company; Jeffrey W. Greenberg, chairman and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.; Joel Hyatt, founder of Hyatt Legal Services; and software entrepreneur Mario Morino. Also, James B. Steinberg will leave the Markle Foundation to become vice president and director of foreign policy studies at Brookings.
Veteran journalist and Newseum founder Eric Newton has been named the director of journalism initiatives at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Paul C. King Jr., president of Blue CrossBlue Shield of Delaware, has been named president of the Delaware Community Foundation.
Richard Danzig, formerly secretary of the Navy, has joined the board of Public Agenda.
Thomas L. Harnden has been named executive director of the Barberton Community Foundation.
James R. Smith, vice president and chief information officer of Sun Life Financial, has been named to the board of directors of the Giving Back Fund.
John Carlisle has been named editor of Organization Trends and Foundation Watch at the Capital Research Center.
Peter Werwath has been named vice president and deputy director of program services at the Enterprise Foundation, while Edward Manekin has been named chief reengineering officer.
Pancho Chang, formerly senior program officer at the S. H. Cowell Foundation, is the new executive director of the Walter S. Johnson Foundation.
Terri Montague, a principal at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments in Boston, has been named president and CEO of the Enterprise Foundation.
David N. Michaud has been named president of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore in Salisbury, Maryland.
Nathaniel C. Moffat, vice president of Washington Capital Partners, has joined the board of Donors Trust. The group has also added Staci M. Root as director of marketing and Trent Barton as director of finance and administration.
Barton A. Hadder has been named program director at the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust.
Darrell L. Murphy, president of the Dayton Foundation, has announced his retirement. The board will launch a search for his successor.
Iris Cantor of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation received the UCLA Medal from the University of Calfornia-Los Angeles School of Medicine for her support of medical institutions and medical research.
Joel Wachs will become president of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on October 1, upon the retirement of current president Archibald L. Giles.
Clarita Mays has been named program officer at the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan.
Claudia Dawn French, executive director of AIDS Action, has been named executive director of the Gill Foundation.
Evelyn Gibson has been named manager of constituent awards programs at the Council on Foundations.
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