Nonprofit government and marketing consultant Nancy G. Weiss has grow to be a member of the Board of Trustees for Santa Barbara Botanic Backyard garden.
“As a resident of Mission Canyon due to the fact 2003, I am fully commited to having treatment of our beloved canyon’s ecosystem and guaranteeing the protection of people who live below,” reported Weiss.
“I have a deep appreciation for the garden’s conservation operate and look forward to strengthening my assistance by way of my continued job on the horticulture and services committee, further making associations with our neighbors, and spreading the phrase about the power of indigenous crops to our local community,” she mentioned.
Because 1980, Weiss has labored in Santa Barbara County’s nonprofit social justice, environmental, and philanthropic sectors. For the duration of her profession she served as the government director of the Fund for Santa Barbara and of the Santa Barbara Rape Disaster Middle.
In her recent consulting exercise, Weiss focuses on nonprofit management coaching, government transitions, grantmaking, fundraising, and group arranging.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Nancy to our Board of Trustees,” explained Steve Windhager, of Santa Barbara Botanic Backyard garden executive director. “Her very long engagement with the non-financial gain group of Santa Barbara and her motivation to the human and environmental health of Mission Canyon can make her an great addition.
“As we try to make certain the yard achieves its mission, Nancy will be instrumental in aiding us preserve the wants and worries of our neighbors and more substantial community community a top priority.”
She is also a member of the garden’s horticulture and amenities committee, which will help build and recommend improvements in yard design and style as properly as additions and improvements to its infrastructure. She is vice president of the Mission Canyon Affiliation Board of Directors, and chair of its Tunnel Path and Mission Creek Doing work Group and founder/convener of the Mission Canyon Environmental Jobs Collaborative.
Weiss was honored as a 2018 Local Hero by the Santa Barbara Independent and with awards from the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee, the Association of Fundraising Pros, and the Fund for Santa Barbara.
Weiss joins the 14-member board comprised of Mark Funk, chair George Leis, vice chair Kathy Scroggs, secretary Bibi Moezzi, Treasurer and board members Jeremy Bassan, John Gabbert, Sarah Berkus Gower, Sharon Bradford, Frank W. Davis, Samantha Davis, William Murdoch, Helene Schneider, Warren Schultheis, and Ann Steinmetz.