It is with pleasure that Tomberg Family Philanthropies announce the appointment of Hazel Barbour and Jennifer Yore to our Advisory Board. Over the last few years we have made great progress in bringing people with extensive experience to the Advisory Board. With the increase in organizations seeking our support, we strive to ensure that every application is reviewed by Advisory Board Members who have the skills and experience to evaluate each case based on its merits.
Hazel currently works as an independent contractor advising fleets on how to take advantage of state and federal funds to reduce vehicle emissions. Prior to this, she used to manage Mobile Source Emission Reduction Programs at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. She is also the Board Chair of Rainforest Partnership, an Austin based non-profit working to reduce deforestation in Peru and Ecuador. Hazel has a Master’s degree from LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas and is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Jennifer is a Program Manager for the Center on Gender Equity and Health (GEH), at the University of California, San Diego. She oversees a research portfolio inclusive of multiple domestic and international research studies. She has managed projects in the fields of reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health (RMNCH), gender equity, HIV, and tobacco prevention and control.
Jennifer holds a Master of Public Health in International Health and Development degree from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University and a B.A. in International Studies from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
We are pleased to have Hazel and Jennifer on-board. Both bring rich and diverse experience and expertise to the Advisory Board that will add value to the evaluation and grant recommendation process.