If you are already family staff, if you are thinking of hiring a staff member who is family, or if you are transitioning from a family to a nonfamily staff person, this discussion is for you. The role of staff member to a family philanthropy already comes with a myriad of roles. But when the staff person is also family, there’s a whole set of dynamics with both benefits and challenges. Elizabeth Tauck Walters, Managing Director of the Tauck Foundation, and Sarah Jane Cavanaugh, former president of the Russell Family Foundation, share their perspective on this unique role in family giving.

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Elizabeth Walters

Liz Walter’s early career involved teaching, admissions, and development in various independent schools in New England…

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Sarah Cavanaugh

Sarah Cavanaugh is a trustee of the Jini Dellaccio Collection, preserving and promoting the work of the…

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