Foundation Board Volunteer Structure

Board Organizational Chart

UWFB Structure

University of Washington Foundation Directors are committed to increasing the level of private giving to the University in both number of dollars and number of donors, and to enhancing understanding among the University’s alumni and other friends of the need for private giving to support excellence in programs throughout the University.

Standing Committees

  • Deep Dive Committee
    Staff Lead – Diane Cañate, Kira Zardis
  • Estate and Gift Planning Council
    Staff Lead – Albert Thurmond
  • Executive Committee
    Staff Lead – Diane Cañate, Leela Bilow
  • Gates Volunteer Service Award Committee
    Staff Leads – Lee Heck, Marsha Donaldson
  • Marketing and Communications Advisory Committee
    Staff Lead – Mary Gresch
  • Nominating Committee
    Staff Lead – Diane Cañate, Jan Labyak, Leela Bilow
  • The Next Course Planning Commitee
    Staff Lead – Aly Vander  Stoep