|Katie G||Third Choice|
Dr. Kathy Agard is the primary author for Our State of Generosity. She is part of the core administrative team for the project, assists with fund-raising, handles partner organization relationships, interviews key informants, and is writing the analysis organized as Chapters. Dr. Agard is a published author and editor in philanthropy. She recently retired from her role as executive director for the Johnson Center for Philanthropy and was a former faculty member in the School for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Prior to her service at GVSU, she spent a decade as founder and leader of the K-12 philanthropy education project Learning to Give, and over 30 years in a variety of nonprofit and association leadership positions.