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Children’s Health Leaders Elected to Foundation’s Board

PALO ALTO – Six community leaders have been elected to the board of directors of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Maria Banatao serves on the boards of the UC Berkeley Foundation and Ayala Foundation USA and is actively involved in her family’s Filipino-American scholarship program run through the Asian Pacific Fund. She is a former trustee of Menlo School. Before dedicating her full attention to community involvement, Banatao designed and managed employment and training programs for the Foothill De Anza Community College District’s Occupational Training Institute.

Harvey Cohen, MD, PhD, is a member of the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has served in numerous leadership roles for children’s health organizations including, at the local level, the Ronald McDonald House, the Children’s Health Council and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.

Carol Schnake Geballe, MD, is a Stanford-trained pediatrician living in Seattle. Schnake Geballe earned an AB from Stanford University, and an MD from the University of Illinois, and completed her residency at Stanford University Medical Center. She and her husband, Adam, have many strong ties to the Bay Area and actively support organizations both here and in Seattle.

Cynthia Fry Gunn is an active community member and dedicated supporter of children’s health and education. She serves on the Hoover Institution’s Board of Overseers and the advisory board of Family and Children Services, and is a volunteer in the Palo Alto public schools system.

Kathleen Justice-Moore is an attorney and a trustee of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, based in San Francisco. She has extensive experience in grantmaking on a national and international level, and served for two years as research director at the Moore Foundation.

Brad Koenig retired in 2005 as managing director of Goldman Sachs’ Global High-Tech Group in Menlo Park. He supports several children’s organizations, including Sacred Heart School, the Children’s Health Council, Cure Autism Now and the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Koenig also serves on the Dartmouth College President’s Leadership Council and the Stanford Athletics Board.

The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health is a public charity whose mission is to “promote, protect and sustain the physical, mental, emotional and behavioral health of children.” For more information about the foundation, call (650) 497-8365 or visit