Board of Directors

Heather Templeton Dill


Heather Templeton Dill is president of the John Templeton Foundation. Most recently, she served as executive liaison to the president under her father, the late Dr. Jack Templeton. Ms. Dill is the granddaughter of the late Sir John Templeton. Prior to joining the foundation staff, she taught high school history, government, and economics in Pennsylvania. While living in Charlottesville, Virginia, she was a homeschool educator as well as a manuscript editor and research assistant at the University of Virginia. She served as a trustee of the John Templeton Foundation from 1997 to 2003 and 2009 to 2015 and has been a member of the foundation’s executive, finance, and strategic planning committees. Ms. Dill is currently a member of the board of First Trust Bank and previously served on the Templeton Religion Trust steering committee and the Templeton World Charity Foundation board. Ms. Dill earned a master’s degree from Villanova University and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree.