Mason Rummel joined the James Graham Brown Foundation in 1989.
She had previously served as a political appointee with the Reagan administration where she was a Public Affairs Specialist at the White House Office of Management and Budget. She is a graduate of Sweet Briar College and Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy where she earned a master’s degree in Philanthropic Studies.
Mason serves on the boards of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Greater Louisville Project, 55,000 Degrees and the Episcopal Church Home. Other volunteer work includes membership on the Endowment Committee of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Public Policy Committee of the Council on Foundations, member of the Alliance for Charitable Reform of the Philanthropy Roundtable and the Public Policy Committee of the Kentucky Nonprofit Network. She is also active in the Southeastern Council of Foundations serving on their Public Policy Committee, Program Committee and Membership Committee. She is a founding member of the Grantmakers of Kentucky and the Donors Forum of Kentuckiana.