Friends of the Children–Utah's Board of Directors are composed of dedicated professional and community leaders who share our passion for our mission and commitment to our values.

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Jennifer B. Danielson

Board Chair

Jesús N. Valero, MPA, PhD

Board Vice Chair

Assistant Professor Political Science, University of Utah

Paul Schuhmacher

Board Treasurer

Managing Director, AArete

Stephen Foxley

Board Secretary

Government Affairs Director, Cambia Health Solutions

Mary Kate Ivory Bertha


Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation

T. Felt


Private Investment Firm

Erinn Kelley-Siel

Chief Officer of Expansion and Policy

Friends of the Children - National

Martha S. Bradley-Evans

Associate Vice President Academic Affairs

University of Utah

Natasha Hansen

Director, Life Community Center

Life Church Utah

Fernando Moreno, J.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Graduation Alliance

Ryan Hall


Transcend Education

Blake Leonelli

Government & Community Relations

Waste Management