Jeff is SANCA’s Development Director, responsible for all aspects of fundraising and donor relationships. He has worked as a grant writer and fundraiser for ten years at nonprofit organizations including Circus Contraption, Richard Hugo House, Open Arms Perinatal Services, and Voices Education Project. He has been SANCA’s Development Officer since 2009. Prior to entering the nonprofit sector as a fundraiser, he worked as a technical editor and writer for more than eight years at Microsoft. Jeff has also been involved in circus arts and acrobatics for more than 20 years. At SANCA, he was a volunteer and an instructor from 2004 through 2012 for aerial rope, trapeze, flying trapeze, slack rope, and partner acrobatics classes. He enjoys volunteering for arts organizations and is a currently a Board Member for Café Nordo, a performing and culinary arts nonprofit. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from the University of Colorado, and a Diploma in Circus Arts from CircoArts in Christchurch, New Zealand.