Director of Philanthropy and Communications
Danielle joined ACF in 2008 and leads its development and communications efforts.
brings to this role over a dozen years experience as a fundraising professional, a profound sense of social and environmental justice, and a commitment to helping preserve what makes Alaska so extraordinary.
Danielle holds a BA from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan.
Prior to joining ACF, she served as Director of Grants and Justice Partnerships for Boys & Girls Clubs of Alaska where for six years she was part of a dynamic leadership team responsible for expanding programming to over 40 communities across Alaska and sustaining an $11 million operating budget to support this endeavor.
In addition to managing the grants department, she
led a successful effort to expand services to justice-involved youth.
Danielle hails from New Jersey but right out of college in 1993, she
moved to Alaska.
felt immediately at home in Alaska's wilderness; even earning her
private pilots license to get a view from above.
Danielle lives in Anchorage with her
husband and their two dogs.
interests include backpacking, volunteering for the Cook Inlet beluga whale survey, winter bike commuting, and sustainable investing.