Marguerite Casey Foundation exists to help low-income families strengthen their voice and mobilize their communities in order to achieve a more just and equitable society for all.
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Freeman A. Hrabowski, III joined Marguerite Casey Foundation Board of Directors in June of 2001, and has served as President of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) since May 1992. Dr. Hrabowski currently serves as a consultant to the National Science Foundation, the National … More >

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Former Congresswoman Patricia Scott Schroeder joined Marguerite Casey Foundation Board of Directors in June of 2001, for which she chairs the Communications and Advocacy Committee and serves on the Finance and Investment Committee. Schroeder recently retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association … More >

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David Villa joined the board of directors in April of 2008. Currently he is the Chief Investment Officer for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, overseeing the ninth largest state pension plan, with assets totaling $87 billion and approximately $6 billion in additional investment mandates. … More >

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Dr. Douglas X. Patiño joined Marguerite Casey Foundation Board of Directors in June of 2001, for which he currently chairs the Governance Committee and serves on the Finance and Investment Committee . Dr. Patiño is Vice Chancellor Emeritus for the California State University system. He … More >

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Melody Barnes, the former director of the White House Domestic Policy Council under President Obama, joined the Marguerite Casey Board of Directors in May 2012. Ms. Barnes was also former chief counsel to the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and … More >

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Chad Boettcher joined the Marguerite Casey Foundation Board in August 2015. He is senior vice president of social impact at FUSION and managing director of “Rise Up,” the media network’s dedicated social impact unit. “RiseUp” will collaborate with and live across Univision News, Univision Digital, … More >

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Angela Diaz joined the Marguerite Casey Board of Directors in May 2012.  Dr. Diaz is the Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center. Dr. Diaz has provided direct … More >

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William H. Foege joined Marguerite Casey Foundation Board of Directors in June of 2001, and serves on the Communications and Advocacy Committee. An epidemiologist, Dr. Foege played a pivotal role in a successful campaign to eradicate smallpox in the 1970s. Dr. Foege served as the … More >

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Tessie Guillermo joined the Marguerite Casey Foundation Board in August 2015.  From 2002 to 2015 Ms. Guillermo was President and CEO of ZeroDivide, a social impact consulting firm that works to improve the health, economic opportunity, education and civic engagement of underserved communities through the … More >