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Our Team

Staff

Aaron Cano

Aaron Cano

Program Officer

Janelle Choi Hillhouse

Janelle Choi Hillhouse

Program Officer

Jaime Colling

Jaime Colling

Program Officer

Katherine Day Hase

Katherine Day Hase

Development Director

Re deAnda

Re deAnda

Senior Administrative Assistant

Kristen Ragain

Kristen Ragain

Managing Director and Board Member

Paty Sands

Paty Sands

Fundraising Program Manager


On behalf of all of us at the Fund, a warm thank you to our Community Advisors for their year+ of service and invaluable contributions. We are excited to share our next cohort in January 2023.

Community Advisors

CJ Goulding

CJ Goulding

Partner, The Avarna Group

Juan D. Martinez Pineda

Juan D. Martinez Pineda

Senior Program Manager, Forum for Community Solutions, Aspen Institute

Mercy M'fon

Mercy M'fon

Executive Director, Wild Diversity

Nikki Pitre

Nikki Pitre (Coeur d'Alene Tribe)

Executive Director, Center for Native American Youth, Aspen Institute


Board of Directors

Wilma Wallace

Wilma Wallace

Board Chair

Chief Diversity and Social Impact Officer, REI Co-op

Caiti Anderson

Caiti Anderson

Board Member

General Manager, REI Flagship, Washington, D.C.

Eric Artz

Eric Artz

Board Member

President & CEO, REI Co-op

Bert Quintana

Bert Quintana

Board Member

Chair of Nominating and Governance Committee, REI Co-op Board of Directors

Marc Berejka

Marc Berejka

President and Ex Officio Board Member (nonvoting)

Director, Community Advocacy & Impact, REI Co-op


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