The Community Health Programs board of trustees has named two new members: Arlene D. Schiff and Katherine Westgate.
A resident of Lenox, Schiff is the national director of LIFE & LEGACY® a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, which assists organizations in building their endowment. For 12 years, Schiff was the executive director of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, and she previously worked as an administrator with the former Berkshire Children and Families (now 18 Degrees). She also led the North Adams Office of Community Development for seven years.
Schiff earned a master’s degree from Harvard University and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She brings extensive experience in nonprofit leadership, fundraising, grant writing, program management, board development and other leadership skills to the CHP board.
Katherine Westgate is the global head of mobile commerce for Google Play Partnerships. She has broad digital industry expertise, reflected in a series of leadership roles she has held at Google and Microsoft, at the travel technology company Amadeus, and with the global consultancy Mitchell Madison Group. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, and she divides her time between New York and Stockbridge, where her family has a long history.