The Driskill Foundation Staff, a team of passionately curious people, aim to improve and support programs through diverse resources meeting the needs of our community in the Chicagoland area.
President and CEO
June D. Barnard
June is the curator of our curiosity mission, focusing the Foundation’s efforts on cultivating curiosity from the earliest education levels upwards. As an integral part of the Foundation from its inception in 2009, she became President & CEO of the board in 2014 and continues to evolve the Foundation’s mission and strategy. She is also a member of the Chicago Leadership Council for the Mayo Clinic.
As part of the Foundation’s redefined mission, she is embarking on new strategic partnerships, expanding and rebranding the Foundation, and raising awareness of the Foundation's mission and outreach. She provides the vision, direction, inspiration, and motivation, steering Driskill’s long-term success. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manager of Communications & Administration
Katelyn M. Moon
Katelyn is the hub of the Foundation. She provides high-level support for the President/CEO and administers the Foundation’s internal operations to ensure everything runs smoothly. She oversees new grant applications and manages the Foundation's community relations. Katelyn contact: email@example.com
InSciEd Chicago Hub Coordinator
Dr. Karim Mustafa
Dr. Mustafa is the InSciEd Chicago Hub Coordinator. His role is to provide support for our CPS partners to address the needs of all Chicago area students in the context of scientific inquiry. As a research scientist at Lurie Children’s Hospital focusing on mental health and addiction. Karim’s job is to facilitate partnerships between scientists, educators, industry, and other community partners to rebuild science education practices and bring available technology and mentorship to the students to help them become more informed about science and more empowered for better and healthier living.