Established in 1990 as The Thomas Phillips and Jane Moore Johnson Foundation
Samantha joined JFF in October of 2010. Prior to JFF, she worked at the Harm Reduction Coalition as a Junior Capacity Building Specialist and at Jobs for the Future as a Project Manager. She holds a masters degree in social work from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Harvard College.
Andrew Lane is Executive Director of the Johnson Family Foundation, a leading funder of the movement for LGBT equality and liberation. Prior to JFF he spent ten years as a grantmaker and philanthropic advisor working with wealthy families.
Lane currently chairs the boards of Funders for LGBTQ Issues (the affinity group charged with mobilizing institutional philanthropic resources for the community) and the Movement Advancement Project (a think tank housed at The Gill Foundation that provides research and analysis to help speed equality). He is the immediate past President of The Paul Rapoport Foundation, one of the oldest LGBT-focused foundations, which is now in the process of spend-out.