We are pleased to announce that Kathryn Joyce and Dan Shilling have joined the board of directors for the Cosanti Foundation!

Kathryn is the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for the Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU. Her experience spans 25 years in the development profession creating sustainable and transformative resources through thoughtful leadership that has helped shape the mission and vision of non-profit organizations and academic institutions alike.

In her professional roles, Kathryn has navigated dialogues on issues of leadership development, diversity, multiculturalism, and international interests as those topics bridge a greater understanding toward solutions, growing resources, and being future ready.  Having lived in New York, California, Texas, New Mexico, and returning home to Arizona, has provided particular insights into the creative engagement of multiple constituencies. Additionally, she has served on the boards of fine arts performance organizations, private schools, and cultural institutions in order to give back and contribute ideas and resources that help shape the dynamic nature of the places we call home.

Dan earned his PhD from Arizona State University, which recently awarded him the school’s highest alumnus honor. For nearly 20 years he directed the Arizona Humanities Council, an educational foundation that is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. His 2007 book Civic Tourism: The Poetry and Politics of Place extends sustainable tourism into the environmental, social, and political realms.
Since retiring, he has taught sustainability at ASU, co-directed summer institutes on environmental issues for college faculty and co-edited an anthology on indigenous land ethics. Dan has served on nearly 50 boards and commissions. He lives in Phoenix.


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