Development Grants and Gifts Coordinator
Harrod-McGirt joined the Center's staff in August 2001. As the Development Grants and Gifts Coordinator, Deborah works closely with the Vice President for Development to finalize fundraising proposals, execute grant agreements, prepare financial documents, as well as work closely with the Chief Financial Officer in preparing monthly internal reports to maintain development records.
She also is responsible for planning the logistics for the Center's bi-annual board meetings, as well as funder/donor internal events.
Prior to joining the Center, Deborah was a Field Operations Assistant at USA Today for over three years, and previously, she served as the Executive Assistant to Randall Robinson, Executive Director at TransAfrica Forum for 11 years.