Executive Director


Switzer Foundation

The Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation is a results-driven family foundation that invests in environmental leadership through fellowships to individuals and grants to organizations that drive positive environmental change. The Executive Director reports to, and works closely with, the seven-member Board of Directors. The Board of the Foundation includes Switzer family members, former Switzer Fellows and individuals with expertise in the fields of science, policy, research and education. This unique composition creates a strong board that provides a solid foundation for the Executive Director’s direction. The Executive Director is the lead staff person responsible for foundation management, Program operations and Board support. The Executive Director has lead responsibility for carrying out the annual goals of the Foundation as directed by the Board... 

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