George Dallas is a program associate at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. He supports grantmaking operations for the Foundation’s work to protect and restore the ocean, specifically focused on global fisheries. George joined the Packard Foundation in 2016, initially as program associate supporting the Foundation’s children’s health and early learning grantmaking.
Prior to joining the Foundation, George worked for Silicon Valley Community Foundation where he supported the executive office and worked closely on its public policy initiatives. He also spent some time in Washington, DC as an intern in Senator Carl Levin’s office. From 2018-2021, he joined the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Bay Area Steering Committee and is currently a member of the Learn Fresh Emerging Leaders Council. George holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Virginia Tech. In his free time, George enjoys digging through crates of vinyl, tossing a frisbee, hanging out/reading in a hammock, getting lost in the mountains, and spotting new growth in his community garden plot.