A graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., Sally is passionate about public health, mental health, substance-abuse issues, education and environmental affairs. She has pursued these passions through a variety of board affiliations with some of the nation’s leading non-profit institutions. Sally served, or currently serves, as a Trustee of The Charles Engelhard Foundation, The African Wildlife Foundation, Boston College, The Carter Center, The Mental Health Task Force, Engelhard Hanovia, Inc., The Potomac School, and St. Andrew’s School. Sally also served as a Regent on the Board of Regents of Georgetown University.
Sally is the founder of The S. Engelhard Center, a non-profit public foundation whose mission focuses on projects and initiatives that effect greater and sustained commitments by educational institutions at all levels, to provide effective means of addressing the intellectual, emotional and civic development of today’s students in preparation for claiming their positive future.
Most recently Sally has focused on bringing her work in mental health and substance abuse together with her efforts in education. Her current project addresses depression and alcohol/drug abuse among youths (ages 15 to 25) through engaged learning and service and is coordinated by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.