Meet Our Leaders

Our executive leaders share a deep commitment to and expertise in social justice. Together, they work alongside our team of Tidesters and partners to strengthen power within impacted communities.

Janiece Evans-Page, Tides CEO A group Tides staff meeting at the office. A conference room with many Tides staff members sitting around a large table.
Janiece Evans-Page, Tides CEO A group Tides staff meeting at the office. A conference room with many Tides staff members sitting around a large table.

Executive Team


Janiece Evans-Page, Tides CEO Janiece Evans-Page
Chief Executive Officer

Janiece Evans-Page is the Chief Executive Officer of Tides, a nonprofit and philanthropic organization dedicated to advancing social justice. She leads Tides’ work with doers and donors to center the leadership of changemakers from communities historically denied power, connecting them to operational and advisory services, capacity building, and resources to amplify their impact. Under her leadership, Tides has evolved its mission, vision, and strategic direction to center proximate leaders and their communities. The organization has also developed a new set of grantmaking best practices and revised its service model for supporting fiscally-sponsored projects to grow their capacity to effectively run their organizations and meet their missions.

Prior to joining Tides in 2021, Janiece served as the inaugural Chief Sustainability and Diversity Officer at Fossil Group and Head of Fossil Foundation. In this role, she launched Fossil Group’s global philanthropy practice, leading the strategic development of its social impact investment portfolio and environmental sustainability framework. She was also the architect of Fossil Foundation’s signature initiative, which empowers youth through innovative partnerships with social entrepreneurs. Previously, Janiece spent more than 20 years at Hewlett-Packard, serving as vice president and general manager of HP’s Imaging and Printing Attach Organization, which she launched and grew into a $600M+ global enterprise. She also launched HP’s global e-inclusion strategy, which included a global team that led digital inclusion investments in 20+ countries. 

Janiece serves on several boards, including Southern New Hampshire University, Echoing Green, and St. Mary’s College’s School of Economics and Business, as well as numerous advisory councils. In May 2024, Janiece will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Golden Gate University in recognition of her cumulative accomplishments and commitment to lead and serve, locally and globally. In 2021, she was honored at the 12th Annual Powerful Women of The Bay Awards luncheon and was selected as one of the San Francisco Business Times’ 2021 Most Influential Women in Business. In 2018, she was honored by Ebony Magazine as one of its Power 100 awardees. 

She holds a B.S. in Social Sciences/Organizational Behavior from the University of California at Berkeley, and an Executive M.B.A. from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. 


James Lum, Tides Chief Financial OfficerJames Lum
Chief Financial Officer

James Lum is the Chief Financial Officer at Tides, where he manages Tides’ finance, accounting, investment, and real estate operations. Before joining Tides in April of 2023, he spent the past 20 years bridging the nonprofit and for-profit worlds, focusing on building sustainable and impactful organizations. James comes from Bridgespan, a global nonprofit consulting firm, where he was a Partner and served as Chief Financial and Information Officer. At Bridgespan, he oversaw the creation of an $80 million DEI focused investment fund for Bridgespan’s education programs and the launch of a third international office in Singapore.

Previously, James served as the Chief Financial Officer for the National Community Reinvestment Coalition where he was responsible for financial planning across core programs, company-owned buildings, a CDFI, and a 501(c)(4). Prior to NCRC, James served as Chief Financial Officer for GuideStar where he introduced Impact Calls, modeled on earnings calls for publicly traded companies, and negotiated data deals with for-profits such as Google. His efforts were recognized by Association Trend’s Nonprofit Transformational CFO of the Year award in 2014. James was also CFO for 270 Strategies, a grassroots advocacy consulting firm with clients across the political, corporate, and nonprofit sectors.

Earlier, James led financial and technology projects for national and international divisions of media companies including The Wall Street Journal, MTV International, John Wiley & Sons, SiriusXM, and Showtime Networks. James is active with a variety of organizations and currently serves on the boards of nonprofits Aeris Insight, Impact Network, and the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging. James graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Economics and Biology and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.


Suneela Jain, Tides Chief Legal and Compliance OfficerSuneela Jain
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Suneela Jain is Tides Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Chief of Staff.  In this capacity, Suneela oversees Tides’ legal risk and compliance function, supporting organizational awareness and frameworks for risk management that center Tides’ mission and values. Prior to joining Tides, Suneela worked as an attorney at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and Gunderson Dettmer, and as a pro bono attorney at The Nature Conservancy.  In those roles, she advised individuals, non-profits, and a range of private and public actors about issues relating to corporate governance, shareholder relationships, investments, and structuring joint venture and other partnerships. At Cleary, she also advised small businesses as chair of the Microenterprise Project at Volunteers of Legal Services and served as a member of the Pro Bono, Diversity & Inclusion, and Mentoring Committees.

Suneela is a member of the Board of Directors of The New Left Accelerator, a member of the Investment Committee at Realize Impact, and a member of the Ethics Task Force of the Council on Foundations.  Suneela received her JD from Yale University, and her BA from UCLA. 


Dan Shannon, Tides Chief Partnerships OfficerDan Shannon
Chief Partnerships Officer

In his role as Chief Partnerships Officer, Dan leads the Client Services, Strategic Partnerships, Tides Collective, and Marketing & Communications departments. He’s responsible for growing and deepening engagement with partners, including leading Tides’ business development strategies and approaches as aligned with Tides’ Impact Model.

In his most recent position as partner and Managing Director for Purpose, a leading social impact agency and consultancy, Dan collaborated with mission-driven organizations to design and implement strategies and campaigns aimed at mobilizing people to take action and create meaningful change. With a background in non-profit campaigns, communications, and organizing, Dan has led projects with U.S.-based civil rights organizations, including the ACLU and Anti-Defamation League, as well as INGOs focused on global poverty and human rights, including UNICEF and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Anucha Browne, Tides Chief Impact OfficerAnucha Browne
Chief Impact Officer

Anucha Browne, Tides’ Chief Impact Officer, oversees the Strategy & Impact department. Dedicated to advancing justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, Browne utilizes strategic planning and data-driven insights to enhance operational performance in alignment with Tides’ goals. Previously, she served as Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer for UNICEF USA, contributing to domestic programs, emergency response, and global resource mobilization.

Browne’s impressive career includes roles such as NCAA’s Vice President of Women’s Basketball Championships and Senior Vice President of Marketing for the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. As a student-athlete at Northwestern University, she was the first All-American women’s basketball player, setting records and earning accolades. Recognized nationally, Browne serves on various boards, including the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and the DeVos Sport Business Management Program’s Board of Advisors.


Sajit Joseph, Tides Chief Digital and Transformation OfficerSajit Joseph
Chief Digital and Transformation Officer

Sajit Joseph is the Chief Digital and Transformation Officer at Tides, where he is responsible for technology, business operations, and transformation. Sajit is a C-Level executive with deep expertise in driving large-scale business transformation, building digital businesses, running business operations, and using innovation to transform organizations. The Fast Company magazine recognized him as one of the top 5 Innovative Leaders of 2022 and his team was recognized as the most Innovative team of 2023.

Before Tides, he was the Chief Innovation Officer and executive leader of the American Red Cross. During his 6+ year tenure as the Chief Innovation Officer, he led the transformation of the organization using innovation. Before that, he was with leading management consulting firms like Deloitte and Publicis Sapient where he held various management and technology consulting roles, working with companies ranging from Silicon Valley startups to Fortune 500 companies like Walmart, Sprint, Kohl’s, Audi, and OfficeMax.

Sajit holds a Masters in International Business, a Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communications, and a Bachelors in Engineering.


Liz Landon, Tides Chief People OfficerLiz Landon
Chief People Officer

Liz Landon is Tides’ Chief People Officer overseeing all HR-related activities and serving as a cultural champion for the organization.

With over 25 years’ experience as an international HR and transformational change leader, Liz is committed to building high-performing teams and cultures across industries. Helping employees at all levels to do, be, and feel their best is central to her philosophy as a Chief People Officer. She is known as a strong communicator and collaborator with the ability to shape an organization’s vision and oversee the execution of strategy while fearlessly challenging the status quo, building cases for change, and bringing people along on the journey to achieve tangible results.

Prior to joining Tides, Liz led the transformation of the international HR function of Fishawack Health as its first Chief People Officer and as one of its board members after spending her prior chapters as Heartland Alliance’s Chief Human Resources Officer and Vice President of Human Resources at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. At Lyric, Liz initiated the first IDEA program, which included designing and securing funding for a paid internship program to open opportunities in the arts to underrepresented groups. Liz started her career with Accenture, where she played global leadership roles in Human Resources, and in Accenture’s Management Consulting practice, where she worked with clients, focusing on organizational strategy, diversity and equity, and change management.

Liz holds a B.A. in Economics, an M.B.A, and an M.A. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. She serves as a member of Extraordinary Women on Boards.


Board of Directors


Sulma Arias, Tides Board MemberSulma Arias

Sulma Arias is an immigrant rights, voting rights, and economic justice organizer and advocate who has more than 20 years of experience working in close partnership with community-led organizations. As the executive director of People’s Action, Sulma is building community power across the United States and applying her professional and lived experience as the organization’s first Latina immigrant leader to help communities take control of their destinies.


Angela Chadwick, Tides Board MemberAngela Chadwick

Angela Chadwick is an attorney, seasoned C-suite business executive, diversity and inclusion champion, and former public servant with expertise in corporate governance, commercial contracts, and regulatory compliance. Angela’s involvement in professional, civic, and cultural activities has been recognized by Nation’s Best Lawyers of Color, Fastcase 50 Leaders in Law, and Leadership Atlanta.


Lori Chatman, Tides Board Member

Lori Chatman

Lori Chatman is a visionary leader with more than three decades of experience in affordable housing and community development. As the president of Enterprise Community Partners’ Capital Division, Lori manages a $18 billion affordable housing finance platform and is the architect and executive sponsor of Equitable Path Forward, Enterprise’s $3.5 billion initiative to address racial inequities in the real estate industry.


Shelby Chestnut, Tides Board Member

Shelby Chestnut

Anti-violence and LGBTQ organizer and advocate Shelby Chestnut (Assiniboine) is the first Native trans executive director of Transgender Law Center, the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. Shelby has more than 20 years of community organizing, policy advocacy, and leadership experience in the LGBTQ and anti-violence movements.


Elizer Darris, Tides Board Member

Elizer Darris

A dynamic speaker, trainer, executive coach, and changemaker, Elizer Darris serves on a number of boards, including the State Board of Public Defense of Minnesota, where he is the first formerly incarcerated person appointed to the position. Elizer is the founder and CVO of Darris Consulting Group, a consultancy renowned for its expertise in political, governmental, NGO, and business strategies and emphasis on community-centered solutions.


Michael Roberts, Tides Board Member

Michael Roberts

With significant experience in community organizing, private equity, telecommunications, and venture capital, Michael Roberts (Tlingit) is the president and CEO of First Nations Development Institute, an American Indian economic development and economic justice organization, and one of the nation’s highest-rated public charities. Michael’s efforts to advance social justice have been recognized by Unboxed Philanthropy Advisors, the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, the Center for Global Policy Solutions, and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development.


Jeffery Wallace, Tides Board Member

Jeffery Wallace

Named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in 2018 and one of Black Enterprise’s 40 under 40 for Social Impact in 2022, Jeffery Wallace is a social entrepreneur engineering solutions to address social, economic, and racial disparities impacting America’s most vulnerable workers: young adults of color. As president and CEO of LeadersUp, Jeffery leads a movement that empowers inclusive leaders to build an antiracist economy where safety is normalized, opportunity is equitable, and power is shared.


Cheryl D. Alston, Tides Board Member

Cheryl D. Alston

Cheryl D. Alston is the executive director and chief investment officer of the Employees’ Retirement Fund of the City of Dallas, a $3.6 billion pension fund, which she is the first African American and woman to lead. Former President Barack Obama appointed Cheryl to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Advisory Committee, for which she served two terms. In 2016, she received Institutional Investor’s prestigious Investor Intelligence Network Award for her significant contributions to the industry.


Brickson Diamond, Tides Board Member

Brickson Diamond

With more than 25 years of experience in leadership advisory, financial services, entertainment, and philanthropy, Brickson Diamond is a consultant for Spencer Stuart, where he works to infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion principles and practices into executive search, leadership succession, and development. Brickson is also the founding chairperson of The Blackhouse Foundation, a nonprofit seeking to expand access and opportunity for Black creators and audiences across platforms like the Sundance, Tribeca, and Toronto International film festivals and beyond.


Marc Diaz, Tides Board Member

Marc Diaz 

Marc Diaz is a leader in the impact investing field, focused on scaling sustainable businesses.  As the chief commercial officer at Terviva, a food and agriculture technology company, he directs efforts to scale pongamia tree oilseed products and tree cultivation worldwide in a nature-based business. Marc is committed to helping farmers restore land into regenerative sources of food and energy in a manner that mitigates and adapts to climate change and nourishes communities.


Janiece Evans-Page, Tides CEO

Janiece Evans-Page

Janiece Evans-Page is a social scientist and social impact leader whose 20 years of experience in the tech sector and social impact ecosystem inform her innovative approach to driving social change. As chief executive officer of Tides, Janiece leads Tides’ work with doers and donors to center the leadership of changemakers from communities historically denied power, connecting them to operational and advisory services, capacity building, and resources to amplify their impact. She serves on the boards of Southern New Hampshire University, Echoing Green, and St. Mary’s College’s School of Economics and Business, as well as numerous advisory councils.


Trista Harris, Tides Board Member

Trista Harris

Bringing a unique blend of strategic leadership, operating expertise, and philanthropic vision, Trista Harris is the founder and president of FutureGood. The consultancy helps leaders build a better future through diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational change consulting, and strategic visioning. Trista was on the Host Committee for Super Bowl LII, which brought more than $450 million in economic activity to the state of Minnesota.


Regina Jackson, Tides Board Member

Regina Jackson

A global thought leader for youth development, TEDx and keynote speaker, and executive coach, Regina Jackson is the former chief executive officer for the Center for Environmental Health and the East Oakland Youth Development Center. Regina was appointed in 2017 to serve on Oakland California’s inaugural police commission and was elected chair for three consecutive years. In 2023, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition for her illustrious career and lifelong dedication to volunteer service.


Antoinette Klatzky, Tides Board MemberAntoinette Klatzky

Antoinette Klatzky is the vice president of Programs and Partnerships at the Eileen Fisher Foundation and host and co-producer of Women Together, a series of interactive, live-stream gatherings. At Eileen Fisher, Antoinette developed an emergency relief fund for employees affected by COVID-19; led Choose Handloom, a human rights initiative in the company’s supply chain; created the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute, a young women’s leadership program; and supported the launch of Eileen Fisher Renew, a recycled clothing initiative. She has been recognized by the YWCA’s Salute to Women and Racial Justice as a “Person to Watch.”


Edward G. Lloyd, Tides Board Member

Edward G. Lloyd

Edward G. Lloyd is a retired C-suite nonprofit finance executive with more than three decades of experience driving growth, ensuring compliance, and increasing sustainability. Prior to his retirement in 2020, he served for 18 years as the chief financial and operating officer at UNICEF USA, where he oversaw finance, budgeting, IT, strategic planning, revenue processing, donor management, investments, and building operations.


Jessica Carvalho Morris, Tides Board Member

Jessica Carvalho Morris

Jessica Carvalho Morris is an international lawyer, scholar, and consultant in the areas of human rights, international law, rule of law, legal education, governance, and feminism, serving regions such as Latin and North America, Europe, North Africa, and Eurasia. Jessica has extensive experience leading not-for-profit organizations, working at top-tier law firms, and teaching in academia where she is currently part of the Feminist Research and Intervention Group at IIEG, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina), and the Sexualities Research Group at CES, University of Coimbra (Portugal).


Dylan Orr, Tides Board Member

Dylan Orr

Dylan Orr is the director of the Environmental Health Services division at Seattle and King County Public Health, where he oversees efforts to promote equitable, safe, and healthy environmental conditions. Previously, Dylan was the first openly transgender person appointed to a US presidential administration with service as Special Assistant and Chief of Staff at the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, as well as the first openly transgender person appointed to serve on a Seattle Mayor’s Cabinet with service as the first director of Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards.


Roslyn Dawson Thompson, Tides Board Member

Roslyn Dawson Thompson

Roslyn Dawson Thompson is the chief executive officer of DAWSON Communications + Strategy + Governance, a consultancy serving corporate and nonprofit organizations. Having previously served for 11 years as president and chief executive officer of one of the world’s largest women’s foundations, Roslyn is a frequent and sought-after speaker on women’s leadership, philanthropy, gender equity, and gender lens investing.


Tim Wang, Tides Board Member

Tim Wang

Tim Wang is a managing partner at The Westly Group, one of the largest climate-focused venture funds in North America with more than $700 million under management. He brings a passion for accelerating change toward a more sustainable world and helping entrepreneurs achieve their ambitions for scale and impact at the forefront of mobility, energy transition and healthy buildings.



Jacob Weldon, Tides Board MemberJacob Weldon

Jacob Weldon is a change management and brand reputation strategist for corporate and nonprofit organizations focused on social justice and next-gen leadership. He previously served as the global director of corporate affairs at Estée Lauder Companies, where he aligned philanthropic investments across 30+ brands and six global regions, developed the company’s inaugural corporate identity as a family of brands, conceived their next-gen leadership team, and served as founding chair of their LGBTQ+ employee resource group.