Diane Vaughan has been appointed president of the Foundation of Wesley Woods, the philanthropic arm of Atlanta-based Wesley Woods, operator of 10 affordable housing and senior living communities, including some continuing care retirement communities.

Vaughan has more than 32 years of experience in the fundraising field. Before joining the Foundation of Wesley Woods, she spent much of her career at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation. She last served as the development director for the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center.

Vaughan will join the organization February, succeeding Tracy Crump, who will remain involved in the foundation.