Posted on July 17, 2012
President and Chief Executive Officer
Community Foundation Sonoma County
Community Foundation Sonoma County - President and Chief Executive Officer
Community Foundation Sonoma County (CFSC) seeks a President and Chief Executive Officer who will provide dynamic and forward-thinking leadership and will serve as the spokesperson and face of CFSC to donors, grantees and Sonoma County at large. CFSC invests in programs that enhance the community in the areas of education, the environment, health and human services, and arts and culture. CFSC has charitable assets of approximately $150 million and more than 400 funds established by donors and agencies. Over its lifetime, CFSC has made grants totaling more than $120 million. CFSC has a volunteer Board of 21 and a talented staff of thirteen. The 2012 operating budget of the Foundation is $1.6 million and they expect to make $10 million in grants.
Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the President and CEO will build on the management and organizational structure that the incumbent has instituted, and also respond to a recent series of strategic planning sessions. The new President and CEO will have a broad-based mix of experiences and skills to promote philanthropy, lead grant making and manage a complex enterprise. He/She will be an accomplished development professional, a skilled communicator and someone who has a passion for community work. Candidates with experience in organized philanthropy and a proven record of growing the permanent endowment of a community foundation or similar organization are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a combination of education, experience and training that would allow them to deliver outstanding results are also encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: www.morrisberger.com/currentsearches/sonomacf.