Since 1989, Wenda Weekes Moore has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. She is the former board chair and currently serves as chair of the Budget Committee. She serves on the board of directors of several organizations including The Ms. Foundation for Women, Association of Black Foundation Executives, Women’s Funding Network, Minneapolis Council of Churches, University of Minnesota’s Weisman Museum, and Graywolf Press. She has served as vice chair and chair of the University of Minnesota, Board of Regents, and was the first woman and first African American to serve in those capacities. She was a member of the Federal District Judge Selection Committee; the National Committee on Presidential Selection and Evaluation, Association of Governing Boards; the Advisory Board to the U.S. Dept of Education; the Board of Advisors to the General Medical Sciences Council of the National Institutes of Health; the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education; the Minnesota Orchestral Association and St. Benedict’s College. She also has served as a member of the Kellogg Foundation’s delegation to the Beijing NGO Forum on Women and the advisory committee to the Kellogg Commission on the Future of Higher Education.
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