MEDIA:

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Left to right: Phyllis Cook, Susan Sandler, Laura Lauder, and Sheri Sobrato

Panel Discussion hosted by Foundation Center/Neuberger Berman

Subject: Private Foundation Governance: Preparing Your Board for the Future

Phyllis Cook was Moderator for a Panel Discussion entitled Private Foundation Governance: Preparing Your Board for the Future hosted by the Foundation Center partnering with Neuberger Berman.








Panelists included:

  • Douglas E. Goldman, President, Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund
  • Matthew Goldman, Board Member, Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund
  • Kenneth J. Blum, Administrative Director, The Dean Witter Foundation, & Senior Vice President, Kramer, Blum & Associates, Inc.
  • Allison Witter Frey, Trustee, The Dean Witter Foundation & Principal, Seattle Philantropy

The discussion centered around best practices on planning for change and how to successfully address obstacles, such as family conflicts and factional divides over control, leadership and management succession, education and training, generational differences, and changing programmatic impact.
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