Samantha Menard is the Resource Development Manager at Dorchester Bay EDC. She is a visionary strategist expertly devising tactical action plans to support and raise vital funds for programs that promote economically equitable outcomes. She oversees the Resource Development team, responsible for fundraising, grant direction, and donor relations.
For the last 15 years, Samantha has been amplifying resources, power, and collaboration in nonprofit spaces committed to social justice. Before DBEDC, she served as a Chief Operating Officer for an organization that supports non-violent, mother-tongue education in rural communities of Haiti.
Samantha holds a Master of Media Management and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University. She is an avid traveler currently DIY-ing a zen backyard space, struggling to discover her green thumb, and experimenting in the kitchen with her two spirited preschoolers.