Director in San Francisco, California
Donald Savoie has over 22 years of experience in development, event planning and communications. In the course of his experience, Savoie has lived in Los Angeles, Boston and San Francisco, and has worked with various types of nonprofit organizations, such as chambers of commerce, cultural institutions, arts organizations, AIDS-service organizations, environmental coalitions, and alumni groups. In addition to his professional work with boards, Savoie has also held volunteer leadership positions, such as president of the Westside Council of Chambers of Commerce, and vice president of the Penn State Alumni Association-Los Angeles Chapter. He also served on the board of the Foundation for Educational Research, a nonprofit organization that provides grants to AIDS-related educational organizations. He was most recently a board member of the Center for Architecture + Design. Savoie received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Penn State University and also is a graduate of the Institute for Organizational Management, a professional certificate program offered by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and UCLA.