Diane Kaplan is the president and CEO of the Rasmuson Foundation. She announced in March that she is stepping down at the end of the year. She previously led the Alaska Public Radio Network. In July, President Joe Biden nominated her to serve as a member of the board of directors for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, on the recommendation of U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan.
Exciting new beginnings — they always come with sad farewells. It was nearly 30 years ago that Ed Rasmuson recruited me to be his partner in the creation of what is now the largest philanthropy in Alaska. “It’s yours if you want it,” is how he put his offer that I become the only employee […]