Alecia Foster works in close collaboration with the Manager, Executive Office and Board Relations, to provide high-level administrative and technical support in board-related engagement. She also is responsible for the coordination of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s Generations In Giving (GIG) and Board Internship program, in partnership with the GIG committee chair. The GIG program serves as a training ground for Hilton family members for potential future board service. Previously, she served as Manager, Program Operations, at the Hilton Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Foster served as program coordinator at United Ways of California where she oversaw grants administration and finance for the statewide 2-1-1 California program. She also spent a number of years in management in the private sector and as a newspaper reporter. She received a master’s degree in political science and bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in political science from California State University, Northridge.