The has announced the appointment of HEATH WICKLINE and JOHN JETER as communications officers. Wickline, who most recently ran his own consulting firm, earlier worked as a senior account manager at Underground Advertising and was director of the San Francisco nonprofit SPIN Project. Jeter, previously a foreign correspondent who headed the Washington Post's bureaus in southern Africa and South America, earlier was a producer for the NPR radio show This American Life.
The has announced the appointment of CRISPIN DELGADO and RACHEL WICK as program officers in its Health Care and Coverage program. Delgado, most recently health policy initiatives manager at the San Mateo County Health System, earlier spent three years on staff at the University of California-Berkeley's CPAC (California Program on Access to Care) initiative. Wick comes to the foundation from the Consumer Health Foundation, where she was a program officer and later director of policy, planning, and special projects related to historically underserved communities in the District of Columbia.
The has announced the election of DOMINICK IMPEMBA to its board of directors. The controller at the Rockefeller Foundation, Impemba has nearly seventeen years of experience working with nonprofit organizations, including serving as an audit senior manager at KPMG LLP in its nonprofit practice. Before that he was the controller at the Institute of International Education and an audit manager at Condon O'Meara McGinty and Donnelly, LLP, a public accounting firm dedicated to serving nonprofit organizations.
has announced the appointment of DAVID E. WHEADON as executive vice president of research and advocacy. Wheadon, most recently senior vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs at Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, has worked for over a quarter century in drug development and translational research, regulatory and medical affairs, and patient advocacy at a variety of organizations, including Abbott Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, and Eli Lilly.
The has announced the election of JOSHUA BERNSTEIN as board chair. Bernstein, CEO of real estate firm Bernstein Management Corp., also serves as vice president of the Diane and Norman Bernstein Foundation, which was created by his parents. In additon, he holds several leadership positions at D.C.-area institutions, including the Federal City Council and Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, and is a founding member of the 2030 Group, an organization of business leaders focused on strengthening the regional economy for current and future residents.
In related news, has announced the selection of ELI and EDYTHE BROAD as the 2013 recipients of the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership. The prize recognizes the Broads for their philanthropy and national leadership in the areas of public education reform, contemporary art, and biomedical research and provides $250,000 payable to the charity/nonprofit of their choice.