The Cape Cod Foundation has a committed staff of two full-time and five part-time professionals.
Dara P. Gannon
Director of Programs and Donor Services
Dara was promoted to Director of Programs & Donor Services in January 2018.
Nancy first joined The Cape Cod Foundation team as a volunteer in 2012, and then in 2013, was named the Foundation’s first Operations Officer.
Maura K. White
Maura joined The Cape Cod Foundation staff in 2004 after moving to Cape Cod the prior year with her two daughters.
Marketing and Communications Officer
Joanna joined the Cape Cod Foundation as its Marketing and Communications Officer in 2017.
Director of Operations
In January 2019, Tracy Kramer was selected as the Foundation’s first Director of Operations.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers representing the rich diversity and broad interests of our community. They provide the leadership to conduct the business affairs of the Foundation. They are all community leaders, chosen for their sensitivity to and knowledge of Cape Cod’s needs. One of their primary tasks is to ensure that the assets of the Foundation are well managed and fund earnings are used appropriately. In addition to exercising leadership to promote the welfare of our community, the Board is responsible for awarding grants. Board members also serve on committees to guide specific areas of Foundation endeavors.
Dr. Sharon Nunes
Sharon retired from IBM in 2012 after spending 28 years in several areas of IBM’s businesses.
Ramani Ayer is a former Chair of the Hartford HealthCare Board of Directors and current Board member.
Henry R. Holden
Immediate Past Chairman
Hank joined The Cape Cod Foundation Board of Directors in 2012.
Jacob F. Brown II
Jake is Chairman Emeritus of North American Management Corp., a wealth management and private trustee firm in Boston.
Elliott came to Cape Cod as a community banker after 17 years in Boston. Improving the entire community became an important part of his job as a banker.
Lisa J. Oliver
Lisa J. Oliver brings thirty-plus years of experience in financial services to the Foundation—and to The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod.
Carmen Patricia Fater, MD
She says her work and volunteer experience have given her an in-depth view of Cape Cod life and she is proud and privileged to now serve on board of The Cape Cod Foundation.
Bill moved to Chatham upon his retirement from United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in 2007.
John P. English*
Donald B. Foresman*
Mary K. Morgan*
James H. Rice*
S. Murray Rust, Jr.*
William C. Snow
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