Board of Directors

Bettyann Heppler


Doug’s wife of 25 years, Bettyann founded DPPF to  honor Doug’s spirit of creating a community that promoted both connections and learning in a field where competition often dominates.


VP / Treasurer

Kim was VP of Opera & Classical Programming for the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. Recently retired, she is devoted to volunteering for the DPPF and other nonprofits.

Devan Pensinger


Devan is Doug Pensinger’s daughter, and she is at the start of an exciting career in the natural resource field. She is truly excited to bring her father’s legacy to life through the DPPF programs.



Getty Images Chief Photographer, Ezra has been a staff photographer at Getty since 1998. He has won awards in the World Press Photo, NPPA Pictures of the Year, World Photography Awards, Pictures of the Year International, and the New York Press Photographers Photo Competitions.

Maureen Cavanagh 


A long time photo editor currently working at The New York Times, Maureen was the Founding Creative Director of The Players’ Tribune and former Deputy photo editor at Sports Illustrated. She runs the ‘Women in Sports Photography’ instagram account.