People in the News (9/01/13): Appointments and Promotions

People in the News (9/01/13): Appointments and Promotions

The has announced the appointment of KRISTY BERNARD TSADICK as associate general counsel. Tsadick, most recently legal counsel for the Council on Foundations, earlier served as an associate at the firms of Caplin & Drysdale and Winston & Strawn. In her new role at the Hewlett Foundation she will serve as lead counsel for grants management and program teams and will also assist in staff training. "Kristy has a profound understanding of the complicated web of government regulations, tax laws and ethical considerations that modern charitable organizations must address virtually every day," said foundation general counsel Elizabeth Peters, "and we couldn't be more thrilled to have her on our team."

The has announced the appointment of ROBERT SCHOELKOPF to the Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering advisory panel, which selects fellowship recipients. Schoelkopf, a Yale University Sterling Professor of Applied Physics, is also physics and associate director of the Yale Institute for Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering. Recipient of a Packard fellowship thirteen years ago, Schoelkopf was part of a team that created the field of circuit quantum electrodynamics, which enables quantum information to be distributed by microwave signals on wires. Earlier in his career he was an electrical/cryogenic engineer in the Laboratory for High-Energy Astrophysics at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, where he developed low-temperature radiation detectors and cryogenic instrumentation for future space missions. "As a former Packard Fellow, I am honored to join this distinguished group of scientists," said Schoelkopf. "The Packard Fellowship allowed me the freedom to take risks and explore new ideas early in my career. I am excited to join the advisory panel, meet some of the future superstars in a wide spectrum of science and engineering, and help them on their way via this important program."

has announced the appointment of NEVIN E. KESSLER as president of the Rutgers University Foundation and executive vice president for development and alumni relations, effective October 14. Kessler, most recently president of the North Carolina State University Foundation, earlier served as associate dean for development and alumni relations at the Yale School of Management and held senior fundraising positions at the University of Connecticut and Virginia Tech.

has announced the planned departure of its president and CEO, WAYNE W. LINDSTROM, effective September 19, and the appointment of DAVID SHERN as interim CEO. Shern is currently science advisor for Mental Health America and served as CEO of the organization from 2006-12. Lindstrom is leaving to pursue new opportunities associated with his interest in the Affordable Care Act's coverage of mental healthcare.

In other news, the , has announced the appointment of ERIC O. ANYAH as chief financial officer. Anyah comes to the museum from the Art Institute of Chicago, which he joined in 2003 as vice president of budget, financial and strategic planning and left as executive vice president and CFO. Earlier, he worked in finance and budget roles at a variety of organizations, including the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, the University of Chicago, and the United States offices of software company Pindar Systems. Anyah will begin his new role in October, succeeding GWENDOLYN H. GOFFE, who is retiring after twenty-five years at the museum.

"." David and Lucile Packard Foundation Press Release 08/26/2013. "Kristy Bernard Tsadick to Join Hewlett Foundation as Associate General Counsel" William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Press Release 08/28/2013. "." Museum of Fine Art, Houston Press Release 08/29/2013. "." Rutgers University Press Release 08/26/2013. "." Mental Health America Press Release 08/23/2013.