B.A. English, Humanities and Theatre

B.S. Speech and Education

M.A. Human Development
· (Jungian psychology and group process)

1987: International Business Fellow, London School of Business

1990: Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow in Conflict Resolution Studies

Conducted board retreats for over 80 family foundations in the past few years

Conducted numerous board retreats for nonprofit governing boards and completed more than fifteen strategic plans for organizations

1986: St. Paul YWCA Leadership Award

Published a number of articles on foundation issues

Co-authored three resource books for foundations, published by the Council on Foundations, Washington, D.C. and the National Center on Family Philanthropy

Published fiction and poetry

Served on Rhodes Scholar five state final selection committee 1982-86

Career Summary:
Secondary School Teacher—English and Comparative Literature

Executive Director, JRLC Public Interest Advocacy 
Organization funded by churches and synagogues
 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Executive Director, Minnesota Council on Foundations
 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Program Officer, General Mills Foundation
 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Vice President, Northwest Area Foundation
 St. Paul, Minnesota

Vice President, St. Paul Foundation
President, Minnesota Foundation (a subsidiary)
 St. Paul, Minnesota

President, Healey Foundation Consulting
 Minneapolis, Minnesota
 Firm specializing in strategic and succession planning and board planning retreats for philanthropic families and foundations

Ms. Healey has published articles, monographs and workbooks in her field. Most recent publications include How to Position Your Corporate Grantmaking Program, published by the Council on Foundations.

She has also authored a chapter in The Corporate Contributions Handbook (Jossey Bass Publishers) and is co-author of two resources books published by the Council on Foundations: The Competency Guide for Regional Associations of Grantmakers with Barrie Pribyl, and Family Foundation Retreats with Alice Buhl.

In 1995 she presented a paper at the Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies at the University of Sheffield, England, on Art and the Unconscious.

A publication on planning for Foundation boards titled Voyage of Discovery: A Planning Guide for Family Foundations was published by the National Center on Family Philanthropy in 2000.

Her history of the Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation, Pebble in the Pond was published in 2002.

Her novel, The Canterbury Papers was published by HarperCollins in 2004. A sequel was published in July, 2010, titled The Rebel Princess.

Her latest book, a biography entitled Family and Forest: The Life of Frederick Weyerhaeuser, 1834-1914, was published in 2012.

Ms. Healey has published short fiction and poetry and speaks French and Spanish.

She has participated in the Live and Learn Language immersion program in Versailles, France, and most recently at the Institut de Français, Villefranche Sur Mer, France. She has traveled extensively in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East and South America.