KECK ADVANCEMENT OFFICE
The W. M. Keck Observatory established an Advancement Office in July, 2005 to acquire sufficient philanthropic resources to reach the greatest ambitions of our 20-year strategic plan. Our primary objective is to develop a successful program that reflects the exemplary achievements of this world-class Observatory and secure at least $5 million annually in external funding sources.
W. M. Keck Observatory
65-1120 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI 96743
DEBBIE GOODWIN, DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT
Debbie is the Development Director for the W. M. Keck Observatory and oversees fund development, education and public relations for the world’s greatest ground based telescopes. A true island girl, she was raised on Oahu and gained her first fundraising experience from The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii. She later directed her own non-profit which hosted aloha infused cultural exchanges between Hawaii and Russia in the 1980’s and 90’s. She served as Executive Director of the Morris Graves Museum of Art and also Director of Advancement for Humboldt State University in Northern California before returning to the Big Island to join Keck’s executive team in 2005. Debbie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
JOAN CAMPBELL, ADVANCEMENT ASSISTANT
From an entrepreneurial professional career, Joan brings a vibrant skill set to apply to creating and managing special events, fund raising, and educational programs. She most recently worked as the Programs Director at Tutu’s House in Waimea and as a fitness consultant. Joan received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry from UC San Diego and a Masters in Public Health degree from San Diego State University.