Adjunct Instructor, Hart School of Hospitality, Sport, and Recreation Management

Year Started at JMU: 2014

fernslts@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Terry is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Strategic Leadership Studies.

Education
  • MNPL, Seattle University
  • B.A., Public Affairs (minor in Nonprofit Leadership), Seattle University
Professional Interests
  • Leadership in complex adaptive systems
  • Rural philanthropy
  • Cross-sector collaboration
Personal Interests
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Eating
Professional Background
  • Five years as the Economic Development District Director for a four-county, rural region of Washington state
  • Nonprofit advisor/evaluator
  • Fundraising trainer
  • Policy analysis and advocacy
Positions Held
  • Public Policy Analyst, Alliance for Nonprofits Washington (2011-2012)
  • Executive Director, Washington Wilderness Coalition (2007-2009)
  • Economic Development District Director, Columbia-Pacific Resource Conservation & Economic Development District (2001-2006)
Service
  • Board of Directors, Earthshare Washington (2008-2010)
  • Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce Sustainability Committee (2008-2009)
  • Founding Member, East Grays Harbor County Centennial Rotary Club (2005-2007; First Vice President (2007)
  • Founding Board Chair, Habitat for Humanity of Grays Harbor (2001-2003)

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