Dyan Sublett

President, MLK Community Health Foundation

Dyan brings a background of over thirty years in philanthropic work throughout greater Los Angeles to her current position as President of the MLK Community Health Foundation. Formerly she was Executive Vice President, Development and Communications, for the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, one of the largest YMCA associations in North America. Her leadership included $120 million in contributed revenue, and eight North American YMCA communications awards.

Dyan has also served as Senior Vice President for Advancement at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Art Center College of Design, Vice President for Development at Sundance Institute, and Senior Development Director at the University of California Los Angeles, where she co-founded and directed the Women and Philanthropy Program. She is a member of the Los Angeles Mayor's Nonprofit Advisory Group, the Advisory Board of Indiana University's College of Arts and Sciences, and the California Dance Institute Advisory Board. Past board memberships include the University of Massachusetts, Planned Parenthood, and the Creede Repertory Theatre. Currently Ms. Sublett serves as the Minister of Congregational Giving for St. Alban's Episcopal Church (Los Angeles).

Ms. Sublett's work on women and philanthropy has been used as a model for nonprofits nationwide. She is a contributing writer to the book "Women as Donors, Women as Philanthropists," a commentator for the Chronicle of Philanthropy and a frequent public speaker and consultant with organizations throughout the nonprofit sector. She received a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Indiana University, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in writing from the University of Massachusetts.