October 09, 2015

Denver Foundation and Physicians for Peace Get New CEOs

Christine Marquez-Hudson, new president at the Denver Foundation

Denver Foundation

Christine Marquez-Hudson, chief executive officer of Mi Casa Resource Center, which offers job training and business development to the Latino community in Denver, will lead the Denver Foundation.

Ms. Marquez-Hudson will take over for David Miller, who is leaving the foundation after 20 years to create a philanthropy and social-enterprise institute at the University of Denver. Under Marquez-Hudson’s leadership, Mi Casa opened two new centers in Denver, with plans to construct a new headquarters. She starts at the foundation, which raised $107.3 million in private support in 2014, in January.

Chabot Space and Science Center

Adam Tobin, director of global studios at the Exploratorium, will be the executive director.

Evanston Community Foundation

Monique Brunson Jones, director of programs at the Chicago Foundation for Women, was named chief executive officer.

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy

Clayton Lane, former deputy director of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities at the World Resources Institute, was appointed chief executive officer.

Physicians for Peace

Lisa Arfaa, chief executive officer of Leadership Connection, will be the chief executive officer.

UniHealth Foundation

Bradley Call, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Kleinert Industries and Stellex Aerostructures, was named chairman and chief executive officer.

Other notable changes:

Cathleen Campbell, chief executive officer of CRDF Global, plans to resign in 2016.

Glen Galaich, chief executive officer of the Philanthropy Workshop, will resign October 30 to join the Stupski Foundation. Tracy Mack Parker, the Workshop’s executive vice president, will serve as acting chief executive officer.

Elizabeth M. Hewitt, managing director of public investments at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, was named senior vice president and chief investment officer at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Susan Patterson, a program director at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, plans to retire at the end of the year.


Carolyn Lynch, co-founder and president of the Lynch Foundation, died October 1. She was 69.

Richard Rainwater, who founded the Rainwater Charitable Foundation, died September 27. He was 71. Mr. Rainwater was an investor and co-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team.

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