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WRF Announces New Board Members in 2021

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The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF) is pleased to announce that Alejandro Avilés and Naccaman Williams have been elected to our Board of Directors. Their three-year terms started in January 2021.
Alejandro Avilés
Director of Policy and Social Impact, Never Whisper Justice
Naccaman Williams
Special Projects Director, Walton Family Foundation
Avilés serves as the director of policy and social impact at Never Whisper Justice. Dr. Williams is the director of Special Projects at the Walton Family Foundation, where he has worked for over 20 years to manage grantmaking, oversee organizational development, and shape funding strategies. We look forward to their leadership and expertise as we relentlessly pursue equity in Arkansas.

The WRF Board also reappointed two Board members for a second term and elected officers for 2021. Kiisha Morrow of Cravath, Swaine, & Moore LLP and Dr. Charlotte Green of the University of Central Arkansas will both serve a second term. Chris Vincent of Merrill Lynch will serve as Chair, Dr. Chris Cardona of the Ford Foundation will serve as Vice Chair, and Regan Gruber Moffitt of WRF will serve as Secretary.

Rosa Velázquez and Dr. Kilolo Kijakazi completed their terms of service in December 2020. We appreciate their service on the Board and their ongoing commitment to advancing equity.