DC Greens names new Development Director
DC Greens Executive Director Tiffany FitzGerald is pleased to announce the selection of Dan Schiff as the organization’s next Development Director, following a national search led by Good Insight. Schiff begins his new role May 16th.
“Our pursuit of a just and resilient food system draws in and requires a network of financial support,” said FitzGerald. “Dan has the vision and experience to support and grow our programs and create stronger outcomes for health equity across the city.”
Schiff joins DC Greens in the midst of a three-year strategic plan that centers equity in solidarity with marginalized communities experiencing poverty and food insecurity. As Development Director, Schiff will implement fundraising strategies that align with the organization’s values and intentionally antiracist, anti-oppressive practices.
“I’m honored to be joining the team at DC Greens, an organization that I’ve long followed and admired,” said Schiff. “I always learn a lot from the brilliant people at DC Greens, and I feel incredibly fortunate to be joining them in the fight for a more equitable and just food system.
About Dan Schiff
Dan Schiff has worked in nonprofit development and program management for the past decade, most recently as Assistant Director of Institutional Development at Martha’s Table. Previously, he worked on inclusive hiring and skills validation issues at Opportunity@Work, and managed global partnerships at Ashoka. Schiff also has a background in journalism.
A native of White Plains, N.Y., Schiff lives with his family in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C. As a community volunteer, he has served as president of DC Net Impact and as a youth mentor with BEST Kids, Inc.
About DC Greens
DC Greens advances health equity by creating cross-sector collaborations and advancing equitable, city-wide policy solutions to build a just and resilient food system. We do this work in solidarity with marginalized communities experiencing poverty and food insecurity. DC Greens believes that building resilient, just, and equitable food systems requires advancing equitable food policy that shifts the scale, scope, and nature of government investment and responsibility, cross-sector collaboration, and solidarity with directly-impacted communities.
About Good Insight
With a mission to connect good causes to great leaders, Good Insight is an executive search firm and governance consultancy serving the social sector. They plan leadership transitions, recruit talented senior executives, and strengthen boards of directors. Good Insight focuses on leadership searches for small and mid-sized nonprofits with a nationwide reach. To learn more, visit www.good-insight.org.