Staff biographies




Executive Director, Susie Lee

 Ms. Lee is the Executive Director of the Foundation. She is responsible for the overall management of the Foundation, including for areas of strategic planning, financial management, and grant programs. She reports to the Board of Directors. She has worked in public  health for over 17 years at the local, national, and international levels for various organizations such as the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Public  Health Solutions in New York City, and Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance.  Her focus has been on managing public health programs and monitoring of grants to ensure effective implementation and improved health outcomes. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. To email Susie click here.


Director of Grant Programs, Timothy McCue

Mr. McCue oversees the grant programs of the foundation. He has worked in the philanthropic and public health arena for more than a decade. Most recently Timothy worked at the William J. & Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio and oversaw grant distribution to organizations in eleven metropolitan areas across the United States including Washington, D.C. Prior, Timothy worked on a CDC funded Steps to a Healthier US cooperative agreement at the Cleveland Department of Public Health where he designed interventions such as Walk a Hound Lose a Pound and other healthy eating active living programs. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English with Creative Writing from Hiram College and a Master of Public Health from Case Western Reserve University. To email Timothy click here


Administrative Assistant, Kukua Osei-Gyamfi

Ms. Osei-Gyamfi is the Administrative Assistant to the Foundation. Kukua is a recent graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. During her time at Old Dominion, she developed a passion for a healthier community while pursuing her degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health. She became heavily active within the Norfolk community and served as President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Kukua is no stranger to the DC Metropolitan Area. She was born and raised in Alexandria, VA attending T.C. Williams High School. To email Kukua click here.