GreaterGood.org is devoted to addressing the health and well-being of people (particularly women and children), animals, and the planet.
The organization will make educational materials available to the general public and provide funding to other registered charitable organizations focusing primarily within the following areas and concerns: 1) alleviating and addressing the root causes of world hunger and food insecurity, 2) early detection and treatment of breast cancer and other widespread health concerns, 3) prevention and treatment of childhood illness, disease, and other children's health and well-being concerns, 4) children's education, 5) protecting and restoring the environment, 6) providing funding for the care and feeding of rescued animals in shelters and sanctuaries, and addressing the root causes of their conditions, 7) related issues that may be associated with any of the aforementioned areas: hunger, cancer and women's health, child health, literacy, environment, animal protection and care.
GreaterGood.org is governed by a Board of Directors. They are:
Julia Christophersen, President
Julia Christophersen is the Chief E-Commerce Officer for CharityUSA.com, LLC. Julia has spent more than twelve years developing a comprehensive knowledge of online e-commerce, business development, and Web-based marketing. Julia combines her background in marketing and finance to the benefit of GreaterGood.org.
John Gehrt, Treasurer
John Gehrt has held senior executive management positions with retail, direct marketing, manufacturing, transportation, distribution, Internet, and NFP organizations. John has over 30 years experience working at executive and board level with companies ranging in size from startup to the Fortune 500. John has taught Strategic Planning, Finance and Statistics in adult education advanced degree programs. John holds a BA in Economics from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of Puget Sound.
Eve Higgs, Secretary
With 20 years' branding and marketing experience, Eve Higgs has had the pleasure of leading corporate marketing teams in the software and services sectors. Her work included brand, acquisition and retention strategies, and corporate and product launches. Eve is known for successful integrated marketing campaigns and large corporate website creation. Eve is currently the Director of Corporate Marketing for Market Leader, a publically-traded company that provides innovative online technology and marketing solutions for more than 100,000 real estate professionals across the United States and Canada. Eve holds degrees in Speech Communications and Germanics from the University of Washington.
Scott Garrepy, Board Member
Scott Garrepy is the Director of Development for the International Programs at Washington State University and is the former Director of Institutional Advancement for the Tony Award-winning INTIMAN Theatre. Scott's fundraising experience also includes development positions at Seattle Opera and the Atlanta Ballet, as well as consulting work in establishing cause-related marketing partnerships. He is on the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising professionals -- WA chapter.
Jennifer Fermon, Board Member
Jennifer Fermon is VP of Strategic Development at Seattle-based CharityUSA.com, LLC, where she leads interdisciplinary teams to push lean startup initiatives. Jennifer is keenly interested in the creative intersection of on and offline technologies with big-picture problem solving and policy in order to resolve pressing humanitarian and environmental concerns. Jennifer holds a BA in Literature from Millikin University, with high distinctions in African and Australian literatures from the University of Adelaide in South Australia.