W.K. Kellogg Foundation Trustee

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Trustee

Wenda Weekes Moore

10.4.2009

Wenda Weekes Moore

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 served in that capacity from 2001-2003.

Mrs. Moore resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She serves on the board of directors of several organizations including, Ms. Foundation, Association of Black Foundation Executives, Women’s Funding Network, Minneapolis Council of Churches, University of Minnesota’s Weisman Museum, and Graywolf Press.

Mrs. Moore has held various positions including staff assistant to Governor Wendell R. Anderson and director of Westminster Town Hall Forum, a non-sectarian lecture series bringing national and international speakers to the Twin Cities. 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.

Mrs. Moore has served on the Wickes Company Board; Federal District Judge Selection Commission; 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.

A visiting scholar at the Clinton School’s Center on Community Philanthropy, Wenda Weekes Moore is a member of the board of trustees of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, which invests its resources to improve the lives of children and families in the United States, Latin America, and South Africa. A native on Minneapolis, Minnesota, and former aide to Governor Wendell R. Anderson, Mrs. Moore also serves on the board of directors of the Ms. Foundation for Women, which promotes equity for women in America.