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Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders

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Charity Navigator's Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders (CCNL) is a diverse team of experienced nonprofit leaders that advises Charity Navigator on various aspects of the sector, sheds light on factors that influence nonprofit success, and works collaboratively to help strengthen our current and future initiatives. To learn more about the CCNL's functions and how the group was formed, view our announcement article published in June 2020.

Below is a listing of the current Charity Navigator CCNL members:

Adriane Armstrong
CEO, Juma Ventures

Kirk Brown
CEO, Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth (HANDY) Inc

Carly Bad Heart Bull, JD
Executive Director, Native Ways Federation

Mason Burley
Director of Research and Community Impact, Innovia Foundation

Kim Callinan
President & CEO, Compassion & Choices

Steven J. Cobb
Chief Financial Officer, California Community Foundation

Robyn Y. Davis
President & CEO, Brown County United Way

Randi Shubin Dresner
President & CEO, Island Harvest Food Bank

Claas Ehlers
CEO, Family Promise

Katie Frohardt
Executive Director, Wild Earth Allies

Jeffrey Fromknecht
Managing Attorney/CEO, Side Project Inc.

Melissa Garcia
Senior Director of Operations and Finance, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

Michelle Hamilto
Interim President & CEO / VP Development, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

Geoff Hill
Chief Financial Officer, DonorsChoose

Peter Hogarth
Chief Financial Officer, Children of Fallen Patriots

Richard Hovland
Chief Operations Officer, Alzheimer's Association

H. Thomas Landwermeyer
President & CEO, Homes For Our Troops

Howard Learner
President & Executive, Director Environmental Law & Policy Center

Tony Morain
VP Communications, Direct Relief

Jenne Myers
CEO, Chicago Cares

Candace Osunsade

Randy Phelps, PhD.
CEO, Give An Hour

Gail Schechter
Executive Director, Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.)

Richard Anthony Tagle
CEO, Andy Roddick Foundation

Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken
Principal Consultant, Five Oaks Consulting

Stephanie Williams
Director of Development, North Marin Community Services

The application process for the CCNL closed in June 2020. Please sign up for our nonprofit newsletter to receive updates on when future applications will be available.

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