Sara Morris is President of The Beecher's Foundation. She brings 25 years’ experience as an organizational leader in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining Sound Food Uprising, Sara was President and CEO of the Alliance for Education from 2010 to 2016. In this role, she reported to a 30-member Board of Directors and managed a 15-member staff and $5 million annual budget. Bringing together the charitable resources of Seattle’s business and philanthropic community to support more than 53,000 students in Seattle’s public schools, Sara stewarded the organization as an independent voice and external catalyst for change in urban public education.
Sara began her career as a communications aide in the White House during the Clinton Administration and subsequently held leadership positions in the public and private sectors, including Group Marketing Manager at Amazon.com; Director of Marketing at OVP Venture Partners; Executive Director of TechNet Northwest; and Executive Staff Director to the Superintendent’s Committee for Excellence at Seattle Public Schools.