The GAEF board of directors is pleased to announce they have awarded the part-time Executive Director contract to local fundraiser Cheryl A. Brown.  Cheryl earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Slippery Rock University.  She has worked at Executive Director for several organizations on the east coast and has served as Vice-President for College Advancement at Wilson College.  Cheryl is owner of C.A.B. Cause & Effect Consulting.  C.A.B. Cause & Effect Consulting enlightens and empowers not-for-profits while fostering community involvement and partnerships.  You can learn more about her on her website www.cabcauseandeffect.com

Cheryl is best known for her work in Fulton and Franklin Counties in PA and Washington County, MD.  She was lead fundraiser for the Fulton County Medical Center replacement hospital and long term care facility.  After the ribbon cutting celebrations she was instrumental in forming the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation, which just celebrated its tenth anniversary.  From there she designed and developed all of the fundraising initiatives at Hospice of Washington County including the Doey’s House Campaign.  She designed and executed the Campaign for Coyle in Chambersburg, PA and has been working with grassroots organizations in the county to assist them with their financial sustainability through fundraising, strategic planning, and community engagement.

In her spare time she volunteers for several organizations, hosts the Franklin/Fulton Fundraisers Forum, is an avid walker and participates in as many local 5Ks as she can.  She also owns and operates a certified gluten-free home bakery – C’s Place Gluten-Free Goodies.

The GAEF Greencastle-Antrim Education Foundation is a non-profit foundation committed to impacting and enhancing GA Students’ educational experience.  The GAEF works to secure funding to enhance education, arts and athletics. For more information:  www.gaefonline.org