The Executive Search Committee of Palo Alto Partners in Education has been busy at work all summer searching for our next leader. After thorough review of many talented applicants, we are thrilled to announce, the selection of Linda Lyon as our next Executive Director. Linda will be starting on a full time basis October 1st, as well as attending a few key PiE meetings over the next two months.
Linda is an experienced non-profit executive, who brings more than 13 years of fundraising experience, much of it here in Palo Alto and on the Peninsula with organizations such as Ronald McDonald House, Achieve Kids, and Second Harvest Food Bank, not to mention her regional Executive Director experience with March of Dimes and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
A more detailed announcement will go out in early October. In the meantime, Emily Jaquette is serving as our Interim Executive Director, with support from Jamey Boccio, our Development Manager, the PiE Board and the PiE Chairs.