On October 1st Sally Prouty, the first ever PACE Fellow, will return to PACE as our Senior Fellow and serve as the organization's part-time director while the board conducts a strategic plan and searches for a replacement for Chris Gates.
After eight and a half years at PACE, Gates was named on September 8th as the new President of the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington-based organization that is focused on increasing transparency and accountability in government and politics using the tools of technology, big data and journalism.
CHRIS GATES CHOSEN AS SUNLIGHT FOUNDATION'S NEW PRESIDENT
Friends of PACE
We want to share some exciting news with all of you.
Chris Gates, our executive director for the past eight and a half years, has taken a new position.
As of October 1st he'll be the new president of the Sunlight Foundation
The press release announcing his
selection is linked here.
We greatly appreciate everything Chris
has done to build PACE
into an important part of the philanthropic and civic engagement infrastructure and we hope you will join us in wishing him well in his
We all look forward to continuing to work with him in his
exciting new capacity.
As we've seen from the appetite for the shorter preview piece that Rourke and Chris Gates
recently published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy
, there is a huge amount of interest in this topic.