Report from Headquarters

Linda Garrison is New Director – Development

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The Space Foundation welcomes a new director – development.

Linda Garrison, CFRE, brings more than 20 years of nonprofit experience in management, board development, fundraising, public relations and prospect research. She was most recently interim director of development at the Colorado “I Have A Dream”© Foundation. Previously, she was director of campaigns and major gifts at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and was vice president of the Robert B. Sharp Company of Colorado.

A member of the board of directors of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Colorado Chapter) for the past three years, she chaired the 2012 Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute and is 2013 RMPI co-chair. She is also a member of the Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Metropolitan State University of Denver, was accredited by the Public Relations Society of America in 1993 and received the designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in 2011.

She is based at Space Foundation world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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This article is part of Space Watch: February 2013 (Volume: 12, Issue: 2).

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