Megan L. Fisher

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Rising Star Megan L. Fisher, Program Manager, Center for Nonprofit Excellence

As program manager for the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Megan Fisher is a successful grant writer and coordinator/administrator for the center’s member training program.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in women’s studies and sociology from Ohio State University, graduating magna cum laude.
Fisher’s business accomplishments include helping organize National Youth Service Day for El Paso County, which resulted in more than 350 people volunteering at 18 project sites, and overseeing the center’s Next Generation program for nonprofit professionals under 40. Fisher designed the program and recruited its participants.
She also manages the center’s AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program, which has 15 sites throughout Colorado.
In the community, Fisher is a board member for the National Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, a member of the 2005 Pikes Peak United Way Allocations Committee and a 2005 Citizen’s Academy graduate.
She also has served as a youth wilderness leader for Big City Mountaineers and was a call center volunteer for the Mile High Red Cross’ Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
“She is one of the brightest and most energetic people I have ever worked with said Lynn Telford, CEO of the center. “She understands that great programs depend upon great planning.”