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Board of Governors

Opportunity’s Board of Governors is a dynamic community of people who care deeply about —a world in which all people can achieve a life free from poverty, with dignity and purpose.


This community, which includes nearly 600 generous and committed families from all over the United States, promotes Opportunity’s fight against poverty among their friends and colleagues.

Supporters who contribute $5,000 or more annually earn a membership to the Governors community and serve as advocates to their own personal or professional networks. They also receive benefits such as invitations to exclusive events, opportunities to connect with other Governors in their community, and regular updates on Opportunity’s work from leadership.

When you become a Governor, you will make an impact on generations to come. 


Join our Governor Community Today and make an Impact


Meet our Board of Governors Co-Chairs

Our national community of Governors is led by our co-chairs, Cassie Burns and Kerri McAfoos.

“Being a Governor provides an amazing opportunity to get to know and spend time with like-minded people. For me, that is the biggest draw; being part of a group of passionate people who share a desire to make the world better for others.” 

Cassie Burns, co-chair, Board of Governors

I am immensely drawn to people with big, generous hearts, who think outside of themselves and how they can better help others. To be able to surround myself by such incredible, intelligent people may be the best part of working with Opportunity International."

Kerri McAfoos, co-chair, Board of Governors

Governor Benefits

  • Exclusive newsletters and webinars with updates from Opportunity leadership and our clients
  • Invitations to Governors events, both virtual and in-person, where you can deep dive into Opportunity’s mission
  • Connecting with Opportunity’s global leadership and staff
  • Joining or forming local communities of like-minded individuals who share the same passion for ending extreme poverty
  • Opportunities to travel on Opportunity Insight Trips or organize your own trip to meet clients


Join our Governor Community Today and make an Impact


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