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September 25, 2015

New Leader at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

Wilhelm Scholz Studios, The Jewish Museum
Ellen Salpeter, new head of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

Ellen Salpeter will lead the museum as director. Ms. Salpeter is now deputy director of external affairs at the Jewish Museum, in New York, where she has helped to rebrand the museum and update its website. She previously served as founding director of Heart of Brooklyn, a partnership of cultural organizations, and led Thread Waxing Space, an art and education space that presents works of art not usually accessible to the public. She starts at the Miami museum on December 1.

Boston Public Library Foundation

Lisa Bevilaqua, former director of development at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, was named executive director.

Detroit Institute of Arts

Salvador Salort-Pons, executive director of collection strategies and information, was promoted to president.

Governors Island Alliance

Merritt Birnbaum, chief administrative officer and chief development officer at the New York Legal Assistance Group, was appointed executive director.

Institute for Nonprofit News

Sue Cross, a journalism business consultant and former senior vice president at the Associated Press, was named executive director.

International Food Information Council Foundation

Kimberly Reed, executive director, has been promoted to president.

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

Jim Klocke, executive vice president for the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, was named chief executive officer.

Omidyar Network

Lorraine McDonough, former vice president of corporate development at eBay, was named partner.

Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation

Maureen Fonseca, former head of The Masters School, in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., was appointed president.

Other Notable Changes

Navjeet Bal, former bond counsel to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was appointed vice president and general counsel at Social Finance.

Susan Rapple, former dean of resource development at Harvard Medical School, was appointed chief development officer at Brigham and Women’s Health Care.

Ragan Rhyne, senior director of development and strategic programs at the International Center of Photography, will be vice president for development at ProPublica.

John Winnett, chief development and external affairs officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, was appointed executive vice president at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Foundation for Philanthropy.

Lawrence Phillips, who collaborated with Lawrence Simon, a professor at Brandeis University, to create the American Jewish World Service, died on September 11 in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 88. Mr. Phillips was the organization’s first board chair. He was chief executive of the clothing company Phillips-Van Heusen.

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