Lissette Rodriguez is vice president and chief program officer of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (EMCF), where she oversees the Youth Development Fund and PropelNext. Prior to joining EMCF, she spent 12 years at YouthBuild USA. Ms. Rodriguez previously served as a senior program officer and director of the Fund for the Homeless at the Boston Foundation. Ms. Rodriguez has written about nonprofit management as a contributing editor of Nonprofit Quarterly, on whose editorial board she served for six years. She serves as secretary to the board of trustees of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation. Ms. Rodriguez earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a master’s degree from Fielding Graduate University.