Stowe, VT – Stowe’s Spruce Peak Arts Center Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization, announces the appointment of Nancy Jeffries-Dwyer as Director of Fundraising and Development. Jeffries-Dwyer will be responsible for fundraising, membership, sponsorship and development campaigns for the Performing Arts Center and Foundation. Additionally, she will work with the Center’s Board of Directors and staff on short term and long term fundraising plans, including an endowment campaign, donor prospecting and educational program support.
“Nancy brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience to the Center. She has been a major member of the Stowe community for many years, and has an incredibly energetic and infectious passion for the performing arts. On behalf of the Board and staff, I am excited to welcome Nancy to the Center’s team,” says Executive Director David Rowell.
Nancy’s previous work experience includes 14 years as Executive Director of the Stowe Education Fund and numerous roles in fundraising and special event planning for local and regional arts organizations including the Flynn Center, Burlington City Arts, Stowe Theatre Guild, Stowe Performing Arts, and the Stowe International Music School & Festival.
“I am honored and excited to join the professional team at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center. The performing arts are a necessity in our lives and a vehicle for everyone to enjoy a common experience. The Center is a perfect gathering place to make this happen, and my hope is to continue to reach out to the community with a unified sense of pride to celebrate what we have been given, as well as a sense of ownership to sustain it,” says Ms. Jeffries-Dwyer.