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Cheri Savage

Cheri P. Savage has 20 years of nonprofit investment and accounting experience at the Santa Barbara Foundation. Prior to joining the foundation, Cheri established Friends of Los Banos del Mar Pool, a 501(c)(3) organization in Santa Barbara. Cheri was the president of this organization for more than 10 years and the lead fundraiser, raising over $2 million. This successful campaign provided a complete restoration of Los Banos del Mar, the local community swimming pool. The pool now has city landmark status and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Previously, Cheri worked as the development director at the Environmental Defense Center. She has worked with local, regional, and state government agencies as a supervising planner in the Land Use, Code Compliance, and Environmental Review Departments.

Cheri holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in environmental studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has a keen interest in local issues and the role nonprofits serve to benefit the community at large. Cheri is an avid backpacker with an interest in natural resource protection.
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