Thursday, December 09, 2004

The Council on Foundations - Newsletter

The Council on Foundations - Newsletter: "Washington, DC (December 03, 2004) � President and CEO Dorothy S. Ridings announced today her plans to retire from the Council on Foundations in 2005. She will continue to lead the Council until her successor has been named.
�My nine years at the Council have been enormously rewarding. Organized philanthropy is truly a success story, both in America and worldwide,� said Ridings. �It has been a pleasure to have helped it grow and flourish.�
Ridings, who is 65, came to the Council in 1996 from The Bradenton (Florida) Herald, where she had been publisher for eight years. She also held reporting and editing positions at newspapers in Charlotte, NC; Louisville, KY and Washington, DC. She is a member of the Commission on Presidential Debates, chair of the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary board and a past president of the League of Women Voters of the United States."

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