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Two named to ECF board

The new community foundation board members are Laura-Min Proctor and Minya Nance.

Laura-Min Proctor and Minya Nance.

The Evanston Community Foundation today announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors — Laura-Min Proctor and Minya Nance.

The 21-member board provides governance over strategic planning, policy and responsibly steward over $30 million in foundation assets.

Sol Anderson, ECF CEO and President said, “Our community is at a defining moment. The Foundation’s new strategic direction of racial justice and racial equity allows us an opportunity to lead in a way that reflects our mission, to build a more equitable Evanston. To do that, we are making sure that the decision makers at the Foundation appropriately reflect our community. Both Laura-Min and Minya bring a wealth of experience and expertise and will be a tremendous asset to the ECF Board.”

Proctor is a managing director and wealth advisor at William Blair in Chicago and holds an master of business administration degree from Northwestern University.

Nance is managing director of integrated student services and assistant dean at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a master’s degree in social work from Case Western Reserve University.

Diana Cohen, previously board chair, will now serve as an emeritus director.

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