Vincent McGee

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Vincent McGee "is a long-time foundation executive and donor advisor. He was board president and CEO of the Overbrook Foundation in 2002 and 2003, vice president of the Irene Diamond Fund from 1991 until March 2002 and was executive director of the Aaron Diamond Foundation from l985 until its closing in l996. The foundation distributed $220 million in its ten-year active life in medical research, minority education, the arts, and human and civil rights. The foundation provided major support for creation and maintenance of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center and for the New Visions programs in the New York City public school system. Mr. McGee has been an active volunteer in the nonviolence and human rights fields. He was on the board of Amnesty International, United States, for over ten years and was its chair for two years. He is currently board chair of FoodChange, cochair of the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch, and on the boards of the Overbrook Foundation and several other foundations and the Sister Fund. A member of Rockefeller University Council since 1988 and the New York Academy of Sciences since 2003, he graduated from the University of Rochester and received an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in 2003. Mr. McGee lives in New York City." [1]

"He continues to work and consult for a number of individual donors and foundations, including the Overbrook Foundation and the Atlantic and Epstein philanthropies, and serves on the boards of the Baker Foundation, the Balm Foundation, the Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society at CUNY, FoodChange, PATH, the Rockefeller University Council, and the Sister Fund." [1]

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  1. [Interview with Vincent McGee], Foundation Center, accessed December 28, 2007.

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