Elizabeth B. Ulmer is a non-profit consultant specializing in planned giving program development. Prior to starting her own business, she worked as a lawyer, lobbyist and fundraiser for Earth Justice (then Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund) and ultimately started their in-house planned giving program as Director of Planned Giving. Elizabeth then transitioned to Island Press where she was Co-Director for Program Advancement. Her board experience includes chairing the Coral Reef Alliance, a national non-profit dedicated to coral reef conservation, as well as serving on various school board for the past 18 years in Washington, DC. She was vice president of the National Child Research Center board, Trustee Committee chair and Outreach Committee co-chair at Beauvoir Elementary, and Governance Committee chair as well as an active member on the Compensation and Accreditation committees at St. Albans School. Currently she chairs the Governance Committee for the board of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation.
Elizabeth received her BA from Williams College and her JD from the University of Texas School of Law. Elizabeth and her husband Jonathan Graham have two children, Miles and Annie, a recent college graduate and a Junior, respectively. The family recently moved to Malibu, California and splits time there with extended visits to their DC home.