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Isaiah M. Oliver


Professional headshot of Trustee Isaiah Oliver with a striped shirt in front of a grey background.

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida

Term Expires: December 31, 2024

Board Committees:

  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee
  • Policy and Bylaws Committee
  • Trustees-Student Liaison Committee (chair)

Isaiah M. Oliver was appointed to the Board of Trustees by Governor Gretchen Whitmer in April 2019 with his term expiring December 31, 2024. Mr. Oliver is the President of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida and formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Community Foundation Greater Flint.

Born and raised in Flint, Mr. Oliver's background includes extensive community leadership and executive oversight experience. He served five years on the Flint Community Schools Board of Education, including two years as board president. His executive experience also includes serving four years on the Hurley Medical Center Board of Managers. He previously served as Associate Administrator for Workforce, Community and Grant Development at Mott Community College. Mr. Oliver advocates for an inclusive approach to philanthropy that listens to and works with the people of the community in order to develop a true partnership.

Mr. Oliver holds a BAA from Central Michigan University and is a recipient of the Alumni Service Recognition Award. This award was presented to Mr. Oliver for his distinctive citizenship, volunteer and public service to his local community, state, and Central Michigan University. He and his wife, Shay, have four children.