Comprehensive Campaign Director
Anne has over 20 years of experience in philanthropy, fundraising, nonprofit start-up and management. She began her philanthropy work following a personal health crisis and the launch of her first nonprofit – the Preeclampsia Foundation in 1999. Anne came to Alaska Public Media after serving as the Philanthropy Advisor for The Alaska Community Foundation where she was responsible for establishing and stewarding over 20 million dollars in scholarships, endowed and non-endowed funds, designated funds, and legacy gifts.
An award winning artist, writer, and musician, Anne is a graduate of Bartlett High School, and has her BA in Fine Arts from St. Olaf College, and a Master’s in Education from City University. She received her Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation in 2016 and is a member of the Anchorage Estate Planning Council.
Anne is the proud mother of four fabulous sons raised to appreciate Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, and she tries to never miss an episode of Midsomer Murders, America’s Test Kitchen, and Masterpiece.
agarrett (at) alaskapublic (dot) org