David Maurrasse

David Maurrasse

Ph.D. - Founder & President

Dr. David Maurrasse is the Founder and President of Marga Incorporated, a consulting firm founded in 2000 providing strategic advisory services and research to philanthropic initiatives and community partnerships.  Marga coordinates the work of the Anchor Institutions …

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Tesse Apeki

Tesse Apeki

Consultant

Tesse has long experience of working for the benefit of voluntary sector organizations. During her eight years as Head of the Trustee and Governance Team at National Council for Voluntary Organizations, Tesse had the opportunity to work with over 700 voluntary sector boards on var …

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Cheryl Blankenship

Cheryl Blankenship

Consultant

Cheryl brings over 35 years of work experience in the areas of higher education, financial management, and consulting to Marga Incorporated. Cheryl previously worked as a senior advisor for the Corporation of National and Community Services, senior program officer of the Americorps Programs, and …

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Faith Bynoe

Vice President

Faith E. Bynoe is a faith leader and philanthropist whose life mission is supporting the development of people as they strengthen their communities. She focuses on the intersectionality of integrative health and spiritual formation through a womanist and racial equity lens. It’s at this intersect

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Robert (Bob) Davidson

Consultant

Bob Davidson has over 25 years of experience developing agency-wide management and systems reforms. He worked at Corporation for National and Community Service, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education and U.S. Navy. His Areas of Expe …

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Darryl Peterkin

Darryl Peterkin

Consultant

Darryl Peterkin was previously a senior program officer and Director of the Center to Serve Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the Southern Education Foundation. He is an experienced administrator with twelve-years of experience in both the nonprofit sector and higher education. Wit …

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Judith Kallick Russell

Judith Kallick Russell

Consultant

Judith has over 20 years of experience promoting peace and democracy through civic engagement. She is currently working as a researcher, facilitator and evaluator of community dialogue and action both within the U.S. and internationally. Her Areas of Expertise include Meeting facilitation, Qua …

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Julie Tugend

Julie Tugend

Consultant

Julie brings expertise from philanthropy, and government and community based organizations in Los Angeles, California. Her Areas of Expertise include Strategic planning, Board development and governance and Organizational structuring. Julie currently serves on the Board of Directors for LAWO …

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