The Biodiversity Funders Group is a nonprofit organization led by a board of directors, which is elected by the membership. Board members meet three times a year, to monitor and provide accountability for our programs, finances, and systems. Board members serve two-year terms, for as many as three consecutive terms.

Biodiversity Funders Group 2020-2021 Board of Directors

  • Denise Joines,
    Program Officer, Wilburforce Foundation (Board President)
  • Aileen Lee,
    Chief Program Officer, Environmental Conservation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (Board Vice President)
  • Jennifer Sokolove,
    Director of Programs and Strategy, Water Foundation (Board Treasurer)
  • Danielle Levoit,
    Program Officer for the Environment, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (Board Secretary)
  • Cristina Kinney,
    Program Associate, Environment, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Sam Passmore,
    Program Director, Environment, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Lisa Myers,
    Senior Manager of Environmental Grants, Patagonia
  • Renu Mittal,
    Program Officer, Walton Family Foundation
  • Lillian Cheng,
    Program Officer, Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation
  • Christy Loper,
    Program Director, Robertson Foundation