Zanny Marsh, MJM Executive Director

Zanny Marsh joined Nevada Volunteers, bringing experience with federal and state grant recipients, AmeriCorps and Senior Corps service members, volunteer management, program design, strategic communications, and government affairs. In her new role, she seeks to advance initiatives outlined in the State Service Plan, with emphasis on increasing Statewide impact and collaborating with stakeholders in inclusive collective impact models that engage government, the private sector, nonprofits, and philanthropy.

Marsh develops collective impact projects for, and consults with, the private sector and not-for-profit organizations to integrate citizen-driven community indicators into government using performance measurement models. She has designed programs that have been adopted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the U.S. Department of State.

Marsh has held positions in in health care, higher education, and law enforcement, and most recently served as executive director for the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada. Ms. Marsh holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s in justice management. In 2012, she was appointed to Faculty Emeritus from the University of Nevada, Reno, and she developed and teaches a graduate course that examines implications of aging offenders in America’s corrections facilities.

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