Deirdre Johnson Burel
Deirdre is a senior program officer and works in the foundation's priority place of New Orleans. She helps develop programming priorities; reviews and recommends proposals for funding; maintains strong relationships with grant seekers and grantees, provides leadership and oversight for on-the-ground execution of program efforts, and designs and implements national grant initiatives, place-based work and multi-year projects that affect systematic change and program strategy in New Orleans.