New Director Hired

Denise Callahan will join The Ford Family Foundation as Director of Scholarship Programs on Nov. 26, replacing Sam Rennick, who left the position in May.

Callahan is the Senior Director of Alumni and Parent Relations for Willamette University in Salem, Ore. She has been responsible for leading, managing and directing the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations in encouraging the continued involvement and engagement of alumni with the university. She also has oversight of the University’s alumni magazine and is responsible for the marketing and branding of the development and alumni relations division at Willamette.

The Baker City, Ore., native holds bachelor degrees in English and Spanish as well as an MBA focused in organizational efficiency and design from Willamette University.

Callahan and her husband, John, plan to relocate to Eugene.