David Cournoyer Bio Page

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Mr. David Cournoyer, B.S. (Rosebud Sioux)

Key Scientific Staff for Bowman Performance Consulting

Mr. Cournoyer holds a B.S. from the University of Florida in Telecommunications (1987). He has nearly 30 years of experience working in the public, tribal, and non-profit sectors. At the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (2000-2007), he managed communications and facilitated national strategic initiatives for WKKF’s youth and education programs, including resource and partnership development across public, tribal, and non-profit agencies. He served as Program Director at Lumina Foundation for Education (2005-2007), chairing the foundation’s largest grants management team and co-leading the launch of the national KnowHow2Go Campaign to raise $39 million in donated media space to raise awareness about preparing tribal students for college. More recently (2010 – present), he led fundraising campaigns and/or has provided organizational, board, and program development consulting services to American Indians in Philanthropy, Lumina Foundation, Ad Council, American Council on Education, Bush Foundation, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Casey Family Programs, American Indian College Fund, First Nations Development Institute, Wilder Research, and the WK Kellogg Foundation. Mr. Cournoyer’s journalism background contributes to the skills he brings and utilizes for innovative research methodologies (photovoice, critical cartography, use of visual GIS methods, and online / social media applications to research) which help produce high project deliverables to showcase evidence based and best practices from the communities that BPC works with.