Board of Directors


2017-2018 Women in Development Board of Directors

Front Row (left to right): Katie Kozin, Donna Tyson, Danielle Dugan, Katrina Foster Middle Row (left to right): Judi Fanger, Laurie Way, Louisa Macy, Zena Lum, Laurie Maranian, Marla Kannel,  Linda Gallinaro Back Row (left to right): Andrea Finnerty, Amy Gingle, Katie Spiegel, Gale Druga, Bridget Keane, Stacia Silvia, Lindsey Cimochowski, Tracy Marshall, Sarah Leaf-Hermann, Kellen Epstein Not pictured:  Meghan Seidman

Executive Committee


Andrea Finnerty (Term of Office: 2017-2019)

Vice President, Program 

Kellen Epstein (Term of Office: 2016-2018) Director, Annual Giving; Leadership Giving Officer,  MIT Sloan

Vice President, Brand

Bridget Keane (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Chief of External Engagement, Citizen Schools

Vice President, Leadership

Tracy Marshall (Term of Office: 2017-2019) , Senior Vice President, Executive Search Services, Development Guild DDI


Marla Kannel (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Founder, Creative Development Strategies


Donna Tyson, (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Tufts University

President Ex-Officio

Meghan Seidman (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Chief of Staff, Koya Leadership Partners

WID Committees – Committee Descriptions

Communications & Marketing

Laurie Maranian, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Director of Development, Cardinal Cushing Centers

Katie Quakenbush Spiegel, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Advisor for Philanthropy Communications & Sponsorship, New England Baptist Hospital


Amy Gingle, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2017-2018) Director of Prospect Development and Research, Year Up

Louisa Macy, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Associate Director, Development Administration Dana Farber Cancer Institute Division of Development & The Jimmy Fund

Governance & Nominating

Katie Kozin, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement, Boston University Academy

Zena Lum, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2016-2018) Search Director, Lois L. Lindauer Searches


Katrina Foster, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2016-2018) Director of Individual Giving, The Boston Ballet

Stacia Silvia, Co-Chair (Term of Office: 2017-2019) Manager of Strategic Philanthropy and Corporate Engagement, Housing Families, Inc.


Lindsey Cimochowski, (Term of Office: 2017-2018) Associate Director of Development Strategies & Donor Services, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Gale Druga, (Term of Office: 2017-2018) Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations The Steppingstone Foundation

Danielle Dugan, (Term of Office: 2017-2018) Senior Major Gift Officer, UMass Lowell

Linda Gallinaro, (Term of Office: 2017-2018) Director of Client Services, Sageview Advisory

Sarah Leaf-Hermann, (Term of Office: 2017-2018) Founder, The Idea Co.

Laurie Way (Term of Office: 2016-2018) Assistant Director, Stewardship & Donor Relations, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Director of Administration

Judi Fanger Email: