Aimee Hendrigan

Vice President, Programs

Aimee has been with the Melville Trust for over ten years. In her current role, she provides leadership and oversight for the Melville Trust’s grantmaking and strategic communications. She leads special initiatives related to key aspects of the Trust’s strategic plan, with a focus on preventing and ending homelessness for youth. She led the development of, and is currently Co-Chair of, A Way Home America, the national initiative that reaches across sectors to build the movement to prevent and end homelessness for young people. She provides staff support and supervision, and serves a key role in shaping strategy, guiding organizational policies and practices, and helping to develop future directions for the Trust. She also serves as a board member of Billings Forge Community Works, a nonprofit that focuses on building community and creating economic opportunity in Hartford, Connecticut.

Aimee has a Master’s degree in City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley with a focus on community development.  She was previously a project manager in the Santa Barbara County Administrator’s Office, responsible for community planning strategy and performance measurement across County departments. Aimee received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College.

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