Lauren Smith promotes our growth and development as she cultivates and maintains relationships with donors; oversees our annual fund and planned giving program; and advances special funds. Lauren also assists with sponsorship programs and assures the development and maintenance of general support grants.
Lauren joined the staff in 1996 as administrative manager. During her tenure, she has been responsible for cultivating and serving our membership, organizing special events, and growing our annual winter conference.
Lauren is passionate about connecting people with our mission. Prior to joining us, Lauren was sales manager at an organic produce company in Pittsburgh, served on the development staff of Greenpeace USA for 10 years, and operated an import business.