Board of Directors



The College Success Foundation was founded by Bob Craves (1942-2014) and Ann Ramsay-Jenkins in 2000 to serve a very vulnerable population, the underservedthose who might not otherwise get to college. Bob and Ann founded College Success Foundation to provide students with the inspiration, mentoring and financial supports they need to navigate their individual path to college completion. They believed, and so do we, in doing everything in our power to help our students persist and succeed.  

With the guidance and inspiration of our distinguished board of directors, we strive to break the cycle of poverty through education. Our board members are leaders in academia, business and philanthropy and believe passionately that an education raises income, provides security, reduces unemployment and improves health outcomes.



Michael Adler, CSF Board Treasurer
Board of Directors
Yodle, Inc.


Virginia Anderson, CSF Board Co-Chair
Strategic Consultant & Community Volunteer


Neal Boling, Ex Officio
Station Manager


George Bridges, Ph.D.
The Evergreen State College


Benjamin Danielson, M.D.
Medical Director
Odessa Brown Children's Clinic


Diane Dimmer
Executive Director
Dimmer Family Foundation


James Dorsey, Ex Officio
CSF President & CEO


Leona Dotson
Director, U.S. Marketing & Operations


Mark Dyce-Ryan
Why for Good


Carladenise Edwards, Ph.D.
EVP, Chief Strategy Officer


Frank Greer


Walter Impert
Dorsey & Whitney


Eli Kumekpor
VP, CFO Global Brands Jordan


Creighton "Chip" Magid
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP


Robert Moser
Laird Norton Wealth Management


James P. Murphy, CSF Board Vice Chair
Executive Vice President, COO
International Costco Wholesale


John Patnaude
Managing Director
Bernstein Global Wealth Management


Anthony Peterson, CSF Alumnus
LCDI Services


L. Darrell Powell
Chief Operations Officer
United Way of King County


Ann Ramsay-Jenkins
CSF Co-Founder


Deborah Rosen
Educator and Community Volunteer


Kathleen A. Ross, Ph.D.
Founding President
Heritage University


Craig Sanders
Moss Adams


John Welch, CSF Board Co-Chair
Puget Sound Educational Service District





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