The Board provides direction to Peacock Foundation, Inc. and ensures best practices by:

  • defining grant making policies and guidelines
  • reviewing applications and determining grant awards at its quarterly meetings
  • monitoring investments to ensure the Foundation’s sustainability.

The Board is committed to Mr. Peacock’s philosophies regarding the importance of strong values and moral character, of achieving self-sufficiency and in turn helping others, and of being fiscally responsible stewards of philanthropic funds.

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Robin Reiter-Faragalli
President & Chairman
Donald Kress
Vice President
Charles P. Sacher
Secretary & Treasurer


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Jan Griffin

Barbara A. Rickard, Director Emeritus

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Barbara A. Rickard began work with Mr. Peacock in November 1963 as a secretary and bookkeeper. Working tirelessly for decades to help ensure the effectiveness of the Foundation’s grant making, Ms. Rickard became Executive Director and then President and CEO in the late 1990s. Retiring from day-to-day staff duties in November 2003, she stepped down from the Board in January 2012 after nearly 50 years of service.