Ellen Andel, Executive Director

Ellen Andel has dedicated the majority of her career to serving and improving the lives of others, including eight years as Vice Mayor and Council Member of the Town of Juno Beach. Her most recent role was Executive Director of the Leslie. L. Alexander Foundation. Ms. Andel began her career with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, coordinating major housing renovation projects to create affordable housing units in some of the most depressed areas of the South Bronx and Harlem, prior to joining Phipps Houses, a non-profit organization with the same goal. She has also utilized her engineering background as Senior Project Manager for corporate real estate projects at NextEra Energy/FPL. She currently serves as a Trustee for Palm Health Foundation and Regional Chairperson for the Princeton Alumni Schools Committee. Her community involvement has also included roles as a member of Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and board member of Suncoast High School Foundation, All Saints Catholic School, and Jupiter-Tequesta Athletic Association. She received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University.


Donna Ross Dodson, Director, Major Gifts

Donna Ross Dodson has an extensive career in development and major gifts. She began her career in Palm Beach County as Executive Director and Director of Admission at The Academy of the Palm Beaches, which she helped to grow extensively prior to its merger with Palm Beach Day School. Ms. Dodson has also served as Major Gifts Manager for Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Director of Development for the Palm Beach Zoo and the Boy Scouts of America. She has raised funds for numerous charitable events, including the Red Cross Ball, and has served as Event Chair for FoundCare’s annual fundraising event.

Give to the Promise Fund of Florida

The Promise Fund of Florida makes a promise to our community for today and beyond to respond to breast and cervical health needs.