路易斯维尔的社区基础adds four prominent community leaders to board of directors

路易斯维尔的社区基金会宣布任命四个着名的社区领导人,成为其理事会的董事。JoséNeilDonis,Dana Jackson,Armon R. Perry和Kris Sirchio将各自为三年期服务。

“With their wealth of experiences and unique perspectives, José, Dana, Armon and Kris will each offer rich and thoughtful guidance that will advance the Community Foundation’s efforts to make a deeper impact in our community,” said Ron Gallo, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Louisville. “As part of our renewed commitment to meaningful action to address the underlying issues of racial and economic inequity in our city, we know that — now more than ever — it’s essential to include diverse voices in our decision-making body,”

José Neil Donis


Donis has a bachelor’s degree in commercial art from Jefferson Community & Technical College, and a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, photography, advertising and communications from Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala City.

“I am honored to help represent my community and to join the effort to build a better community in Louisville,” Donis said.

Dana Jackson

杰克逊是Dana Jackson Consulting的首席执行官,该公司是一家基于路易斯维尔的咨询公司,专门从事基于结果的领导,城市参与策略和全面的社区变更工作。她以前担任社区变革网络中心的执行董事(NC3),社区发展组织专注于改变Louisville最艰难的城市社区的儿童和家庭的赔率。

Jackson has more than 32 years of experience, spanning from grassroots organizing to policymaking. She has served the commonwealth of Kentucky in various roles, including Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Community Based Services, Director of the Division of Protection and Permanency, and Director of Child Care. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and child development from California State University, Northridge, and a master’s degree in psychology from Spalding University, where she now serves as a trustee.


Armon R. Perry

Armon R. Perry is a Professor and Director of the Bachelor of Social Work Program at the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work. His research interests include fathers’ involvement in the lives of their children, leading him to co-edit, “Fatherhood in America: Social Work Perspectives in a Changing Society,” addressing the micro and macro factors shaping paternal involvement. Currently, Perry serves as Principal Investigator of the 4 Your Child Program, a federally funded, multi-site project that aims to increase non-resident fathers’ capacity for paternal involvement.

In addition to his teaching and research, Perry has professional experience in the areas of child protective services and as a parent education curriculum facilitator. He holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Alabama State University, as well as both a master’s degree and Ph.D. in social work from the University of Alabama.

“The Community Foundation of Louisville has always had a reputation for civic-minded and socially conscious philanthropy,” said Perry. “Given that this is consistent with both my professional and personal values, I jumped at the opportunity to contribute to advancing its mission. Louisville is at a critical juncture in its history, so the need for pragmatic, yet principled leadership is as important as it’s ever been. I want to be a part of the solution to what ails our city so that it can live up to its moniker of ‘Possibility City’ for all of its citizens.”

Kris Sirchio.

Sirchio is Founder and CEO of Net Positive Holdings, which invests in businesses where financial returns are linked to positive social and environmental impact. He previously served as CEO of North American Breweries (NAB), a top 10 U.S. brewing company owned by Florida Ice & Farm Co. (FIFCO), a publicly traded, 115-year-old Costa Rican company recognized by the World Economic Forum as one of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Sirchio has significant board leadership experience in both for-profit companies (NAB, Cervezeria de Costa Rica, FIFCO, Brown-Forman Corp., Humana Inc.) and nonprofit organizations, including the Kentucky chapter of The Nature Conservancy, The Rochester, N.Y. Chamber of Commerce, The AdCouncil, The Center for Higher Ambition Leadership and The Muhammad Ali Center.

他是美国大使和联合创始人肯塔基州的大使,他和他的妻子温迪在肯塔基州和40,000名学生中联系了400多所学校,每年都会产生近50万小时的社区服务。Sirchio赢得了Duke University的政治学学士学位,以及来自南方卫理公会大学的MBA。


有关更多信息,请联系Jan Walther,营销与通信副总裁Jan Walther,Janw@cflouisville.org.or (502) 648-0761.

From Community Foundation of Louisville


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