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Executive Search
February 19, 2013
Olive Grove Consulting is pleased to announce that Jennifer Fox has been selected to serve as the Bay Area Open Space Council's new Executive Director. Thank you for your assistance and support in identifying candidates for this position.


Jenn brings 20 years of experience as an environmental leader to the Bay Area Open Space Council. For the last five years, she was Director of Strategic Planning for the ClimateWorks Foundation, the world's largest funder of climate and energy-related policy advocacy. Jenn has deep roots in the Bay Area conservation and sustainability communities. From 1998 to 2007, Jenn led energy and water conservation programs for Energy Solutions, where she specialized in local government partnerships. Jenn co-chairs the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity Energy Funder's steering committee and is on the Board of the League of American Bicyclists and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. She has taught at San Francisco State University and at the Headlands Institute; was a Fulbright Scholar; and has B.S. and M.S. degrees in environmental engineering from Stanford University.


We appreciate all of your suggestions and consideration throughout the course of this search. We value your time and effort and recognize your trust and expertise is critical to our continued success. Thank you again! To view other current searches at Olive Grove, please visit our website.   


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Olive Grove Consulting works with the leaders of nonprofits, philanthropic organizations, corporations, and public agencies who are intent on building a vibrant and just society. Our services include strategy, governance, executive search, financial management, learning and organizational culture, fund development, philanthropic counsel, and more.


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About Bay Area Open Space Council

The Bay Area Open Space Council is a collaborative of member organizations actively involved in permanently protecting and stewarding important parks, trails and agricultural lands in the ten-county San Francisco Bay Area. For more information visit



Best Regards,


Nancy Painter 

Vice President, Executive Search

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