Ellen Stearns has worked and volunteered in the nonprofit and philanthropy sectors for over 30 years. She has provided operations, program, administrative, event planning and fundraising support to a variety of organizations and associations, including three start-ups and two corporate giving programs. She has worked in a wide range of issue areas including civic engagement, grantmaker training, environmental protection, health care and the gunfire epidemic.
Ellen has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts from Claremont McKenna College. She enjoys making the most of all of the wonderful outdoor, cultural and community assets that the beautiful Pacific Northwest has to offer.