The Community Fund of Darien

“Our board, staff and volunteers are dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of integrity, accountability and oversight for the grants and community initiatives of The Community Fund of Darien.”

Steve Ward, President of the Board of Directors

Executive committee

  • Steve Ward, President
  • Heather Raker, First Vice-President
  • Laurie Orem, Vice-President Development
  • Mara Neafsey, Vice-President of Governance
  • Cindy Banks, Vice-President Grants
  • Jake Hennemuth, Treasurer
  • Frank Huck, Secretary

Board of Directors

  • Cindy Banks
  • Holley Cavanna
  • Marla Chandler
  • Ryan Duffy
  • Allegra Erickson
  • Millyn Gaaserud
  • Shedd Glassmeyer
  • Chris Gugelmann
  • Kirstie Howard
  • Jake Hennemuth
  • Frank Huck
  • Kevin MacGuire
  • Debi McGahren
  • Kristine Miller
  • Ginger Morgan
  • Bryan Murphy
  • Heather Raker
  • Leo Schlinkert
  • Margaret Smith
  • Jamie Murray
  • Mara Neafsey
  • Warren Pullen
  • Doug Ryder
  • Laurie Orem
  • Susan Wyper

Advisory Board

  • Dan Anderson
  • Joan Barksdale
  • Dave Campbell
  • Meredith Edwards
  • Gigi Garnett
  • Lisa Joyce
  • Susan Okie
  • Patty Reis
  • Ray Hodil
  • John Straus
  • Doug Traver
  • Peter Tombros
  • Robin Woods
  • Susan Wyper