Task Forces

The Commission is supported by Task Forces that include subject matter experts. Based on their expertise and input sought from others, they help identify key questions and recommendations for the Generosity Commission to consider.

Communications Task Force

Chair: Rachel Hutchisson

Vice President Global Social Responsibility, Blackbaud

Joanne Adebayo

Partnership Marketing Coordinator, L.L.Bean

Rick Dunham

Founding CEO, Dunham+Company

Lee Ernst

Senior Consultant, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates

Derrick Feldman

Managing Director, Ad Council Edge and INFLUENCE|SG

Catherine McGlown

Vice President, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), MetaBank

Faith & Giving Task Force

Co-Chair: David King

Co-Chair: David King

Director, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving; Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University

Co-Chair: Kerry Alys Robinson

Partner, Leadership Roundtable

Tony Banout

Senior Vice President, Interfaith America

Rick Dunham

Rick Dunham

Founding CEO, Dunham+Company

Kenneth Hodder

National Commander, Salvation Army

Amany Killawi

Co-Founder and COO, LaunchGood

Elizabeth Lynn

Jeanné Lewis

Interim CEO, Faith in Public Life

Vivian Long

Executive Director, Long Family Foundation

Elizabeth Lynn

Elizabeth Lynn

Project Director, Shifting Ground, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University

Jacqueline Mattis

Jacqueline Mattis

Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University

Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim

Deputy Director, U.S. Ruderman Family Foundation

Sister Jane Wakahiu

Associate Vice President of Program Operations and Head of Catholic Sisters, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Dilnaz A. Waraich

President, Waraich Family Fund

Government Affairs and Policy Task Force

Co-Chair: H. Art Taylor

President & CEO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance

Co-Chair: John Tyler

General Counsel, Secretary, and Chief Ethics Officer, Legal, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Sonya Campion

President, Campion Advocacy Fund
Trustee, Campion Foundation

Sally Ehrenfried

Senior Principal, Government Relations, Blackbaud

Brian Flahaven

Vice President Strategic Partnerships, Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Jatrice Martel Gaiter

EVP External Affairs, Volunteers of America

Sarah Kastelic

Executive Director, National Indian Child Welfare Association

Terry Mazany

Chief Collaboration Officer, Collaboratory

Elinor Ramey

Partner, Steptoe

Valerie Rockefeller

Chair of the Board of Trustees, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Sue Santa

Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, Girl Scouts of the USA

Nina Ozlu Tunceli

Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs, Americans for the Arts; Executive Director, Americans for the Arts Action Fund

Angela Williams

President & CEO, United Way Worldwide

Steven Woolf

Former Senior Tax Policy Counsel, Jewish Federations of North America

Research Task Force

Co-Chair: Shena Ashley

President, Capital One Foundation

Co-Chair: Victoria Vrana

Deputy Director Philanthropic Partnerships, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Alan J. Abramson

Professor and Director, Center on Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Social Enterprise, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

Ana Maria Argilagos

President & CEO, Hispanics in Philanthropy

Nick Deychakiwsky

Senior Program Officer, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University

Stephanie Gillis

Director Impact Driven Philanthropy Initiative, Raikes Foundation

Matt Nash

Executive Director, Blackbaud Giving Fund

Amir Pasic

Dean, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University

Woodrow Rosenbaum

Chief Data Officer, Giving Tuesday

Deborah Small

The Laura and John J. Pomerantz Professor of Marketing, Professor of Psychology, The Wharton School

Piyush Tantia

Chief Innovation Officer, ideas42

Joshua Tripp

Director of Operations, Global Social Innovation, PayPal; President and COO, PayPal Giving Fund