The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region has named Mito Kudaka as its operations coordinator.
Kudaka has worked in the public and non-profit sector for the past 16 years: as intercultural relations coordinator for the Appleton Police Department, Lean leader for Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin, Peace Corps volunteer in Albania and recently as workforce innovation manager for the Fox Valley Workforce Development Board.
Kudaka’s passion is to be in service of others and make a difference. He has been involved in community volunteering for over 20 years in several capacities including board member, founder, staff, and advisor, among other roles.
As operations coordinator, Kudaka will report to Curt Detjen, President and CEO, and work across the whole organization to support our mission. This is a new role designed to lead execution of strategic initiatives while supporting culture alignment and collaboration through the continuous growth of the organization.
The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, a Fox Cities-based nonprofit founded in 1986, helps people provide long-term support for favorite charities through endowments and other charitable funds. The second-largest certified community foundation in Wisconsin, its donors have allowed it to award more than $267 million to nonprofit organizations from more than 1,490 charitable funds. Affiliated community foundations operate in Brillion, Chilton, Clintonville, Shawano and Waupaca. To learn more, go to www.cffoxvalley.org, subscribe to The Loop at www.cffoxvalley.org/loop or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.