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Susan Davis

Chair

Susan Davis

Chair

Susan Davis is an author, public speaker and a civil society thought leader on social entrepreneurship and sustainable development. For the last decade, Davis was the co-founder, President and CEO of BRAC USA, an independent North American affiliate of the anti-poverty development organization begun in Bangladesh
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David Boardman

Vice Chair

David Boardman

Vice Chair

David Boardman is Dean of the School of Media and Communication at Temple University in Philadelphia. Previously, he was Executive Editor and Senior Vice President of The Seattle Times, the largest news organization in the Pacific Northwest.
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David Bornstein

David Bornstein

David Bornstein, SJN’s co-founder and CEO, is a journalist and author who focuses on social innovation. He co-authors the “Fixes” column in the New York Times “Opinionator” section, which explores and analyzes potential solutions to major social problems.
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Marsha Cooke

Marsha Cooke

Marsha Cooke is an award-winning news and media veteran. With a career spanning over three decades, Cooke joined VICE Media Group in 2018 as the Senior Vice President of VICE Impact.

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T. Morgan Dixon

T. Morgan Dixon

T. Morgan Dixon is the co-founder and CEO of GirlTrek, the largest health movement for Black women in America. Prior to GirlTrek, Dixon served as Director of Leadership Development for one of the largest charter school networks in the country, Achievement First, and directed the start-up of six public schools in New York City for St. Hope and the Urban Assembly, two organizations funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She has served a trustee for boards of The National Outdoor Leadership School, Teach for Haiti and The Underground Railroad Historic Historic Byway, a $50 million tourism and preservation project in Maryland.

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Dean Furbush

Chair Audit Committee

Dean Furbush

Chair Audit Committee

Dean Furbush is CEO and Cofounder of Kitchen to Kitchen, a digital Restaurant Group headquartered in New York City with a focus on creating restaurant concepts for delivery only. From 2007 to 2012, Dean served as President of College Summit (now PeerForward, and is a current Board Member), a non-profit organization that harnesses the power of youth to lead high school culture toward college success.

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Barnaby Marsh

Barnaby Marsh

Barnaby Marsh is the co-founder of Saint Partners. For many years, he worked with the late investing pioneer Sir John Templeton to develop novel philanthropic strategies, and was a key creativity leader in the development of the $3 billion John Templeton Foundation. He currently holds visiting appointments at Harvard University and at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, and is co-author of the forthcoming book How Luck Happens (Dutton, 2018).
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Courtney Martin

Courtney Martin

Courtney Martin, an SJN co-founder, is an author, blogger, and speaker. Her most recent book, The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream, published last fall.
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Tina Rosenberg

Tina Rosenberg

Tina Rosenberg, an SJN co-founder, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author. She co-authors the “Fixes” column in the New York Times “Opinionator” section. She is a former editorial writer for the New York Times and a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine.
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Trabian Shorters

Trabian Shorters

Trabian Shorters is a social entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in diverse fields including national service, technology, non-profit, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship. In 2011, he launched BMe Community, which builds caring and prosperous communities inspired by black men.
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Dominic Rovano (Advisor)

Dominic Rovano (Advisor)

Dominic Rovano serves in an advisory role to the Finance and Audit Committee of Solutions Journalism Network. He is a member of the American Society of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs, serving as Vice Chairman of the NYSSCPA Employee Benefits Committee.
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