Representatives Gene Ward talks with Alfred Castle. Mr. Castle is Executive Director of one of America's oldest charitable foundations, the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation. He also serves as Hawaii Manager of the St Louis, Missouri-based Pettus Foundation and as a trustee of the Martha S. Trimble Charitable Trust in Colorado. As a director of the Federal Philanthropy Fund and the Early Educational Funders Collaborative in Washington, DC, , he is active with national foundations in supporting greater public and private investments in pre-school education.
He has authored 3 books and some 60 professional journal articles, book reviews and encyclopedia essays in the fields of philosophy, history and the management of non-profits.