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Most recently, she served as executive liaison to the president under her father, the late Dr. Dill is the granddaughter of the late Sir John Templeton.
Prior to joining the Foundation staff, she taught high school level history, government, and economics in Pennsylvania.
She also oversees grants in the Voluntary Family Planning portfolio, which includes research and programs intended to help families achieve their ideal family size. Clement was a postdoctoral fellow at the Rutgers University Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. She has published articles on the topics of positive youth development and character development.
John Cunningham is the Program Officer for the Public Engagement department.
In that role, he works to support programs that advance the Foundation’s mission within the broader public, with a particular emphasis on outreach to opinion leaders in the media, religious communities, elite undergraduate institutions, and seminaries. Cunningham worked in University Ministry at the University of Pennsylvania in partnership with the Office of the Chaplain for the CCO and Christian Union.
A graduate of John Brown University, he received a MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
He received his Master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and attended Darul Qasim, a traditional Muslim seminary near Chicago.
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, and has published a number of essays in the Brookings Institution, Heather Templeton Dill is president of the John Templeton Foundation.