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Marnie Glickman Curtis
95 El Capitan Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
415-259-7121

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR, Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir, 2014 to 2017
The non-profit organization's supporter base is 125,000 strong. The annual budget is $250,000
• Managed the unmanageable work of 40 performance artists including media, travel, communications and development.
• Inspired fans and supporters to take action online and offline.
• Worked with Reverend Billy to develop nonviolent direct actions, political messaging and media relations.
• Developed US Map of Poisoned Parks and Playgrounds and identified more than 100,000 public spaces sprayed with glyphosate.
• Participated in direct actions in Trump Tower, Standing Rock, Ferguson, MO and at Monsanto’s World Headquarters.

SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE, Dixie School District, 2015 to present
I was elected to office in 2015 and am serving a five-year term as a volunteer. Our school district serves 1,996 students from transitional kindergarten to eighth grade.
• Manage $20 million annual budget and more than 100 employees.
• Led successful effort to create a sanctuary school district.
• Conducted a successful nationwide search for a new superintendent.
 
MANAGING DIRECTOR, Green Party of California, 2011-2012
Green Party of California has approximately 100,000 members and 65 local elected officials.
• Created and implemented annual  plan including development, communications, organizing and technology.
• Managed more than 100 volunteers and 12 committees.
• Designed voter registration drive and trained dozens of volunteers.
 
CAMPAIGN MANAGER AND PROJECT MANAGER, 2001-2014
• Managed and won two insurgent local campaigns in Marin County, Connolly for County Supervisor and Bragman for Water Board. 
• Developed fundraising plan for Fibershed, a Bay area campaign dedicated to local, slow, organic clothing.
• Managed more than a dozen committees and dozens of volunteers as managing director for the California Green Party.
• Led successful effort to revise the US Green Party platform for the first time in ten years. 
• Worked as development and organizing director for Commercial Alert, a nonprofit organization started by Ralph Nader. 
 
FUNDRAISER AND ORGANIZER 1992-2000
Raised more than ten million dollars from individuals for candidates and progressive causes. I managed logistics and operations for more than 10 candidates for federal office. I was trained by the most effective, progressive Democratic leaders in the country and transformed into a Green activist in 1999.
• Started Ralph Nader’s 2000 presidential campaign in my DC home. Served as Finance Director.
• Co-created Organic Consumer Association’s first national campaign against genetic engineering as Political Director.
• Served as Deputy Director of Major Gifts at EMILY’s List, a PAC for pro-choice Democratic women candidates.
• Worked as finance director on several congressional campaigns including three sitting Members of Congress.
• Worked as site advance staff for President Clinton and Secretary Clinton on the Clinton for President campaign.

EDUCATION

LEWIS AND CLARK LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctorate, 2004
Portland, OR

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
BA in Government, 1992
Washington, DC