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8515 Georgia Ave. Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Main Number: 301-628-5227

Email: givetonursing@ana.org 
Fax: 301-628-5354

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Kate Judge

Executive Director

Kate Judge has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the areas of healthcare and non-profit communication, resource generation and management. Her work has supported large and small organizations in education, healthcare, and human service within the United States and abroad.

She became the Executive Director of the American Nurses Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association and American Nurses Credentialing Center, in 2012 to lead its expansion.  The Foundation, one of the first to invest in nursing research, now has a diverse program portfolio focusing on the health of nurses and the impact on patients, leadership development, health policy, and elevating the image of nurses.   As Executive Director, she helped launch the national Nurses on Boards Coalition in 2015 and the national Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation campaign.  She also served as Executive Producer for Defining Hope, a 2017 documentary about end of life and the unique expertise of nurses.

Prior to leading the Foundation she served as Assistant Dean at both University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing and School of Veterinary Medicine.  She has also directed development and communications at the American Red Cross in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the affiliate/national coordinated fundraising at the national Red Cross organization in DC.  Her community philanthropic leadership includes serving as Board President, Treasurer and director for Mishkan Shalom in Philadelphia and a board member for St. Vincent’s Face-To-Face, a Philadelphia community service organization. She lives in Philadelphia, PA and Washington, D.C.

Allison Nordberg

Project Manager: Nurses on Boards Initiative

Allison Nordberg joined the Foundation in March 2015 as the Project Manager for the Nurses on Boards Initiative at the American Nurses Foundation. In this role, she provides day-to-day management of the Foundation’s efforts to increase the number of nurses on boards of directors.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Allison spent seven years at the United Nations Foundation in various roles, most recently as the Senior Associate for Global Health focused primarily on polio eradication. Allison is a graduate of the University of Richmond.

Joshua Garriga

Special Projects Manager

Joshua Garriga joined the Foundation in August 2019 as Special Projects Manager. He has more than 10 years of professional experience in project management, change management, program implementation, resource management, and policy analysis.

Most recently, Joshua served as a Project Manager for Leidos where he led business process improvement initiatives for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) real estate program. Additionally, he supported the FAA with construction and financial projects by initiating, defining, and regulating project business management processes throughout their lifecycles. Prior to that, Joshua served as the Director of Account Management for MAXIMUS in their Tax Credit and Employer Services (TCES) division.

Joshua earned his Master in Public Policy (MPP) from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Political Science from Southern Connecticut State University.

Hillary Martin

Development Coordinator

Hillary Martin joined the Foundation in February 2019 as the Development Coordinator. In this role, she participates in the development and execution of fundraising campaigns and communications and assists in administering the nursing research grant program. Prior to joining the Foundation, Hillary worked as the Marketing Assistant at Mattress Recycling Council. She has six years of non-profit experience. Hillary earned her bachelor's degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in public relations and minor in creative writing from Towson University, and her MBA from UMUC. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.

For inquiries contact givetonursing@ana.org or 301-628-5227.

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