Board of Directors

The Foundation Directors, in addition to typical legal and organizational responsibilities, make all grant decisions. They meet in April to decide all Betty Kinsman Fund grants, and in September to decide our larger Historic Preservation and Wildlife Rehabilitation and Appreciation grants. Throughout the year they review materials and decide small grants. The Foundation is pleased these family and community members serve as its Board:

  • Keith Kinsman, President
    Keith is an original director of the Foundation and has decided to begin his transition towards 
    retirement. He is currently a part-time Foundation employee.
  • Sara Bailey, Vice President
    Sara joined the Board in May 2015. She has been employed with the Foundation since 2006.
  • Jack Schwab, Secretary
    Jack joined the Foundation board in 2001 as an adjunct to a career as a lawyer and development officer. He is currently enjoying retirement from a local nonprofit.
  • Shelley Bailey, Director
    Shelley became a board member in 2006. She recently retired from a position in social services after a career in the legal field.
  • Carey Rausch, Director
    Carey is a native Oregonian, who joined our Board in 2021.  After a career in early learning education, she is currently putting her management experience to use on the Oregon coast.

  • Jennifer Winter, Director
    Jennifer became a director in 2021.  She resides on the Oregon coast with her husband and dogs, where she enjoys writing and exploring the surrounding areas.

Staff

  • Sara Bailey, Chief Executive Officer
    Sara joined the Foundation in 2006 as Grants Associate, and became CEO in May 2015. She is responsible for the overall management of the Foundation’s operations and activities, and directs the grants program.
  • Keith Kinsman, Chief Executive Officer Emeritus
    In May of 2015 Keith began working part-time with the idea of retiring in the not too distant future.
  • Elaine Wood, Accountant
    Elaine began working for the Foundation in August 2007 as its full time accountant. She also manages Foundation facilities.
  • Kerry Woodke, Grants Associate
    Kerry came to the Foundation early in 2015 with a background in financial asset management. She reviews, evaluates and processes applications, and corresponds with applicants.