Board Members

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  • Elizabeth Gilchrist

    Greenpeace Fund Board Chair

    Term: 2021-2024

    Liz is a progressive political activist who has spent her life working with cutting edge NGOs that are about creating social change. For the first 15 years of her professional life, she worked as a civil rights and legal services lawyer in Mississippi, primarily as a federal litigator. She joined… Read More

  • Austin Thompson

    Term: 2020-2023

    Austin Thompson is a trusted advisor and mentor to several high-impact nonprofits and start-up ventures spanning technology, healthcare, and social/environmental causes. Currently, Austin is supporting efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with healthcare providers and he is leading training and support for groups such as Southern Vision Alliance. He… Read More

  • Ellen Dorsey

    Term: 2021-2024

    Ellen Dorsey is an impassioned advocate for international human rights and environmental sustainability. Under her leadership, the Fund adopted a new approach integrating grant making and investment strategies to promote its mission. Ellen came to the Fund from the Heinz Endowments, where she was the senior program officer in the… Read More

  • Kad Smith

    Term: 2021-2024

    Kad Smith is the Founder of Twelve26 Solutions, a Teacher with CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, and a proponent of all things civic engagement. He has focused his professional efforts on convening leaders committed to social transformation. Kad has 14 years of relevant experience that led him to start Twelve26 Solutions. A… Read More

All Greenpeace Fund, Inc. board members are independent voting members of the board.

No person may serve as a director for more than three (3) consecutive terms of office or nine (9) consecutive years. If a person’s service as a director is terminated for a period of at least one (1) year, such prior service as a director shall not be considered “consecutive” service for purposes of this Section 3.5.

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