Christine E. Koehn, Ph.D.

Dr. Christine Koehn currently serves as the Executive Director for the Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation where she oversees regional and national grantmaking in the areas of education, health, arts and culture. She has extensive experience in the grantmaking arena with nearly 20 years in primarily leadership roles, most recently providing the oversight of programmatic investment at the United Way of Palm Beach County.

She is a results driven executive whose expertise includes the facilitation of partnerships and collaboratives, identifying and addressing service system issues, and executing large-scale research and evaluation projects. Her areas of focus are health care access for the underserved, community health and well-being, academic achievement, child abuse and neglect prevention, and arts and culture.

Dr. Koehn holds a Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from the Florida International University. She has been published in professional journals and books and has presented at national conferences on many subjects. She also currently serves on national and local boards and committees, such as the National Center for Family Philanthropy Issues Advisory Committee, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Citizens Advisory Committee, and Palm Beach County Education Funders Collaborative.


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