Dawn joined the TFEC team in April of 2021 as a Philanthric Officer. Prior to joining TFEC, Dawn served as the Director of Development at two other nonprofit organizations in Harrisburg, Infinity Charter School and Paxton Ministries, where she was responsible for donor relationships and stewardship, volunteer and community engagement, marketing initiatives, and fundraising. She also has extensive experience in higher education providing leadership training and spiritual direction to college students through wilderness adventure and service-learning experiences. Dawn holds advanced degrees in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University and a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies. She is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Harrisburg.
Dawn oversees the Emerging Philanthropists Program and provides support and coaching to several of TFEC’s regional foundations and special projects. She is happy to help you understand how your charitable giving goals intersect with TFEC’s mission to strengthen our communities and find a way for you to be involved!
Outside of TFEC, Dawn enjoys spending time with her husband and three children as well as raising an SSD service dog, involvement with Harrisburg Keystone Rotary, sewing, baking, reading, and camping with her family.