Barbara Hostetter is co-founder and chair of the Board of Trustees of the Barr Foundation. She served as the Foundation’s president from its inception through 2014, managing its early grantmaking, overseeing organizational development, and shaping grantmaking strategies. She worked closely with the Foundation’s first two executive directors and became board chair with the arrival of Barr’s current president, Jim Canales, who was appointed in 2014.


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