A fourth-generation Montanan, Faye has over 25 years of nonprofit leadership, fundraising, and strategic management experience. She has worked in the arts, higher education, conservation, and social services. Prior to CfR, Faye worked with Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation (WQW) as Executive Director. In her position at WQW, she led a team to serve post-9/11 combat veterans and their families through the experience of fly fishing. She witnessed the healing power of nature and fly fishing first hand, as well as the critical role volunteers play, in her role at WQW.
Faye and her husband live in Bozeman, MT. She holds an A.A. from Cottey College (an all-women’s college), a B.A. in Communication Theory and English Literature from University of Puget Sound and a Non-Profit Administration and Fundraising Certificate from the University of Washington. Faye is a mother of three rambunctious humans, one snuggly dog, and one lazy lizard. Her family enjoys tennis, skiing, camping and, of course, learning to fish.