As Development Associate, Board Relations, Henry Barkley is the point person and coordinator for board relations.
Working closely with the Vice President for Development and the office of the President and CEO, Henry liaises with the board’s officers and trustees, along with staff leadership, to strategize for and operationalize the board’s development and governance. He oversees planning and preparation for board meetings in collaboration with the Board’s Chair, officers and the staff Executive Team. He works closely with staff to engage board members in AJWS’s fundraising and programmatic work. Henry staffs the board’s Executive Committee and Board Governance Committee, as well as the board’s taskforces and working groups assigned to special projects.
Prior to joining AJWS, Henry worked as a paralegal and legal assistant for Stewart Title Guaranty Company, a corporate title insurance company. He holds a bachelor’s in anthropology and philosophy and a master’s in global studies from Brandeis University.