Tracy Yellen is the Chief Executive Officer of the Paso del Norte Foundation, which includes the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar, El Paso Giving Day and a growing community of philanthropy.
Prior to joining the Foundations in 2013, Tracy was Managing Partner of MJD & Associates, Campaign Director for the World YWCA Global Campaign, Development Director for the YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region, Public Outreach Director for the Border Environment Cooperation Commission, and Program Coordinator in the Office of Border Affairs for the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
Tracy is active in the El Paso community. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Borderplex Alliance, PHIX (Health Information Exchange), Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar, Women’s Fund of El Paso and El Paso High School PTSA. She is past chairman of the University Medical Center of El Paso and past board member of the YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region, Mesita Elementary School and Wiggs Middle School PTA, Kern Place Association, Keep El Paso Beautiful, and The Johns Hopkins University Board of Trustees.
Tracy earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University and Masters in Public Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso. She is a former college basketball player and marathon runner. Tracy is married to Steve Yellen and has two school-age children.
July 16, 2018
For the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, 2017 was a year of building layers of wellness in areas of physical activity and increasing the medical workforce for the region. Our team and partners found the need for valuable resources in the areas related to safe alternatives for recreation and physical activity; incre…