She has previously been at the helm of several national non-profits, including the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland. She was interim vice president of public policy and development for Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. and CEO of Girl Scouts of Central Maryland and Northwestern Pennsylvania Regions.
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Barnett has more than 20 years of experience in fundraising and executive leadership with a track record that instills in the board “a confidence for the future,” the release said.
Carole Schul, Middletown Community Foundation board president, said Barnett will “create lasting professional relationships” with the foundation’s members, donors and friends in the community.
Barnett will begin her tenure Aug. 20.
An open house to welcome Barnett will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Middletown Community Foundation office at 300 N. Main St.