Our Board

Meet the outstanding individuals who comprise NCRP’s board of directors

Our Board

Rev. Starsky D. Wilson

NCRP Chair

Deaconess Foundation

In addition to his work making child well-being a civic priority in… Read More

Daniel J. Lee

NCRP Vice-Chair

Levi Strauss Foundation

Daniel Lee is executive director of the Levi Strauss Foundation. He joined… Read More

Cristina Jiménez

NCRP Secretary

United We Dream Network

Cristina Jiménez was recently named among Forbes’ “30 under 30 in Law… Read More

Vivek Malhotra

NCRP Treasurer

Strategy and Organizational Development Consultant

Vivek Malhotra recently served as the Ford Foundation's director for Equality and… Read More

Jocelyn Sargent

NCRP At-Large

Jocelyn Sargent is the former executive director of Hyams Foundation. A co-founder… Read More

Sharon Alpert

Nathan Cummings Foundation

Having joined NCF in November 2015, Sharon Alpert is the foundation’s fourth… Read More

Bill Dempsey


Bill Dempsey has 25 years of experience managing innovative social change organizations… Read More

Mary Lassen

Community Change

Mary Lassen has been the managing director of the Community Change since… Read More

Ruth W. Messinger

American Jewish World Service

Ruth W. Messinger is global ambassador for American Jewish World Service (AJWS),… Read More

Donald M. Ragona

Native American Rights Fund

In addition to serving as Director of Development and House Counsel at… Read More

Michael E. Roberts

First Nations Development Institute

Michael Roberts returned to First Nations Development Institute in 2003, and was… Read More

Joseph Scantlebury

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

As vice president for program and strategy (places), Joe Scantlebury leads, designs… Read More

Molly Schultz Hafid

TCC Group

In her role at the TCC Group, Molly Schultz Hafid is responsible… Read More

Pamela Shifman

NoVo Foundation

Since joining the foundation in 2008, and as executive director since 2014,… Read More

Lateefah Simon

Akonadi Foundation

A nationally recognized advocate for civil rights and racial justice, Ms. Simon… Read More

Katherine S. Villers

Community Catalyst

For the past 30 years, Kate Villers has been elevating consumer and… Read More

Past Board Chairs

Paul Castro, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

John Echohawk, Native American Rights Fund

Pablo Eisenberg, Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University

Diane Feeney, French American Charitable Trust

David R. Jones, Community Service Society of New York

Terry Odendahl, Global Greengrants Fund

Sherece Y. West-Scantlebury, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation


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