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Strategy Leadership


David Bley

US Program

David Bley oversees strategies focused on stable families, great schools, high-quality early learning, and strong communities in Washington State and metropolitan Portland, Oregon.

Ellen Frede

Deputy Director,
US Program

Ellen Frede, deputy director for Early Learning, leads a team dedicated to improving the quality of public pre-kindergarten education in the US.

David Wertheimer

Deputy Director,
US Program

David Wertheimer oversees the foundation’s Pacific Northwest family stability and homelessness program.

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