Executive Director, Kirkpatrick Foundation
Louisa McCune is the executive director of Kirkpatrick Foundation. She is on the Animal Grantmakers board of directors, serving as 2020 president. For 2021, she will serve as chairman of the 2021 Philanthropy Southwest annual conference, to be held in Oklahoma City. She is an advisory trustee to the Kirkpatrick Family Fund and Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center and an adviser to Green Box. In 2020, she co-founded the Oklahoma Killer Whale Project and also served as executive producer of The Odyssey Project (a livestream complete reading of Emily Wilson’s translation) with Oklahoma Contemporary. McCune is editor in chief and co-founder of ArtDesk, a member and co-founder of Common Bonds, and a member and co-founder of the Oklahoma Roundtable for Animal Welfare. She also serves on the board of the Kirkpatrick Policy Group, as its treasurer.