Headshots of Molly Greenman and Annette RodriguezWASHINGTON, D.C. — Molly Greenman, president/CEO of The Family Partnership in Minneapolis, has been named chair of the national Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Board of Directors, and Annette Rodriguez, president and CEO of The Children’s Shelter in San Antonio, is now the vice chair. In these roles, effective Jan. 1, Greenman and Rodriguez will provide visionary leadership to the Alliance, a national strategic action network of committed social sector leaders driving to achieve a healthy and equitable society.

Greenman has been the chief executive of The Family Partnership, a member of the Alliance strategic action network, since 2004. Her guidance has been integral to the Alliance for many years; most notably, she chaired the Alliance of the Future Taskforce, a strategic planning effort that identified a refocused vision and theory of change for the organization. A member of the board since 2011, Greenman previously served as vice chair. She also was the chair of the planning committee for the 2014 Alliance National Conference, held in Minneapolis.

“Molly has provided years of national visionary leadership as a member of the Alliance,” says Alliance president and CEO Susan Dreyfus. “We are honored she has agreed to serve as our board chair as we work to demonstrate the very best of our strategic action network of social sector organizations.”

Greenman has more than 40 years of expertise with children and families, innovative program development, and local and national family service initiatives. She co-founded the innovative shared administrative services model MACC CommonWealth and serves on the board of the Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC).

Annette Rodriguez has more than 20 years of dedicated service to the San Antonio and Texas nonprofit sector. She is president and CEO of The Children’s Shelter, also a member of the Alliance strategic action network, and has served on the Alliance Board of Directors since 2016.

Since becoming president and CEO in 2011, she has led the organization through a rebranding and community awareness campaign as well as a successful $4 million capital campaign to create the Harvey E. Najim Children’s Hope Center. In addition, The Children’s Center has received national certification from the Council on Accreditation and become certified as a fully trauma-informed care organization. She currently serves on the Bexar County Child Welfare Board and boards of directors of The Nonprofit Council, Master’s Leadership San Antonio, and the Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services.

2018 Alliance Board Members and Officers

  • Father Steven Boes
  • Alexandra Cawthorne (re-elected for 2018-2020 term)
  • Richard Cohen
  • Daniel Dawes (re-elected for 2018-2020 term)
  • Molly Greenman (chair)
  • Mary Hollie (secretary)
  • Donald Layden Jr.
  • Milton Little Jr.
  • Stephen Mack
  • Ron Manderschied (treasurer) (re-elected for 2018-2020 term)
  • Debora Matthews
  • Dennis Richardson (re-elected for 2018-2020 term)
  • Annette Rodriguez (vice chair)
  • Tracy Wareing Evans (re-elected for 2018-2020 term)

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities is a strategic action network of thousands of committed social sector leaders who through their excellence, distinction, and influence are working to achieve a healthy and equitable society. We aggregate the very best sector knowledge and serve as an incubator for learning and innovation to generate new solutions to the toughest problems. We accelerate change through dynamic leadership development and collective actions to ensure policies and systems provide equal access and opportunity for all people in our nation to reach their fullest potential through improvements in health and well-being, educational success, economic opportunity, and safety and security. Go to alliance1.org for more information.