Mariam C. Noland became the first president of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan in 1985. The Community Foundation has assets of more than $530 million held in more than 900 funds.
Ms. Noland has more than 30 years experience administering community foundations. Prior to coming to the Community Foundation, she was on the staff of the Cleveland Foundation where she served as program officer and secretary/treasurer. In 1981, she became vice president of the Saint Paul Foundation. Before beginning her work in the foundation field, she was on staff at Davidson College and Baldwin-Wallace College.
She is currently a member of the board of trustees of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Independent Sector, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and is a vice chair of the board of the Henry Ford Health System. She has served as chair, board of trustees of the Council of Michigan Foundations and a vice chair, board of trustees of the national Council on Foundations.
Ms. Noland obtained her Ed.M. from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science from Case Western Reserve University.