Foundation hires new associate program officer
March 2, 2018: The Ford Family Foundation announced today that it has hired Levi Williams, the executive director of Kellogg Springs Camp and Conference Center in Douglas County, to be an associate program officer for the Children, Youth and Families department, a new position at the Foundation.
In the seven years Williams worked for Kellogg Springs, he grew the camp, managed staff and supported a board of directors from across the Pacific Northwest. Prior to Kellogg Springs, Williams worked at the Golden Bell Camp in Colorado where he developed programming, hired and trained staff, and worked with youth campers.
“Levi has a deep passion for rural communities and the needs of children and families,” said Keavy Cook, director of the Children, Youth and Families department at the Foundation. “We are delighted to have him join the Foundation."
As an associate program officer, Williams will be part of a close-knit team. He will assist with the Foundation’s strategies to support strong families and healthy children. He will work with Foundation grant-seekers and other organizational partners from rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif. Williams also will conduct site visits of grant-seekers and advise grantees. Williams will begin work at the Foundation on March 19.
Williams has a bachelor's degree in education from Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois. He grew up in Loveland, Colorado.