Geoff Green is the Executive Director of the Fund for
A native of the
In 1994, Geoff was elected to a four-year term on the Isla Vista Recreation and Park District Board of Directors where he served until pursuing a career as a Park Ranger/Naturalist in Yosemite National Park. Upon returning to Santa Barbara in 1997, Geoff began work with the Fund for Santa Barbara.
Geoff's other community work includes more than ten years of public affairs radio programming on KCSB and as a campaign field organizer – including co-chairing Santa Barbara County’s “No on Prop 22” campaign in 2000. Geoff was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara North in 2006, served on the Leadership Council that drafted
Geoff has served on numerous boards and has advised hundreds of nonprofit organizations, foundations, public agencies, and labor organizations in the areas of organizational development, coalition-building, board development, strategic planning, lobbying and advocacy, effective use of media, fundraising, public speaking, executive searches, conference planning (local, regional and national), and meeting facilitation.
For 2013 Geoff is serving as the Treasurer of the Board for the California Association of Nonprofits, as Immediate Past President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara Ventura Counties Chapter, as Vice President of the Foundation Roundtable of Santa Barbara County, and as a Commissioner of the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara.