The Community Foundation board members serve without pay and represent the population of our region. They are community leaders who are involved in numerous organizations and live across all parts of Southern Illinois.
To engage the people of southern Illinois in building a tradition of philanthropy. The Southern Illinois Community Foundation is committed to creating an opportunity for donors to participate in local community development efforts to address the changing needs of our community through charitable giving.
Byram Fager accepted the position of CEO in 2018, having previously served on the foundation board in different capacities since 2009. Byram brings experience having served on other boards and fundraising committees both in Illinois and while living in Ohio for 12 years. Byram was born in Murphysboro, IL, and currently resides in Metropolis, IL.