Anne Hayes is Director of Development, Western Region, where she focuses on increasing support from individual donors. Prior to joining Climate Central, Anne was Director of Development in the Social Sciences at UC Santa Cruz. She increased fundraising for a variety of programs within the university’s largest academic division, which includes Environmental Studies. In particular, she led a campaign to endow the Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History, raising more than $3 million. Anne previously led programs and development efforts in environmental education in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Throughout her career, Anne has been a freelance writer and editor. She has an undergraduate degree in philosophy from St. John’s College, Santa Fe.