Ross Fasman

Associate Program Officer

Ross Fasman is an Associate Program Officer for the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Program. In this role, he works closely with the Program Director to provide substantive programmatic support to the team and manage the administrative components of the grantmaking process.

Prior to Helmsley, Ross served as an intern in JDRF’s advocacy office in Washington, D.C. During his studies he held multiple internships, including working as a legislative intern with a particular focus on health policy for a U.S. senator, and at law firms in Newark and London.

Ross earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude with honors in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park. Diagnosed with T1D at age 12, Ross remains passionate about volunteering within the diabetes community as a fundraiser, panelist and advocate. In his free time, he enjoys staying active and supporting New York’s professional sports teams.