Interim Development Director
Nancy Otto has over 25 years of experience with nonprofit organizations, working as staff, board member, volunteer, consultant, coach, facilitator and trainer. Today she works exclusively with nonprofit organizations in the areas of individual donor programs, fund development planning and execution, major gift programs, team building, capital campaigns and endowments; and provides technical support in organizational development, program development, staff configuration, staff development, board development and recruitment, and grassroots organizing.
She has served as co-chair of the NCLR board of directors. She has consulted with over 200 different nonprofit organizations nationally. She has lived in the Bay Area since 1988, and was an organizer in the Asian lesbian/bi/trans community soon after arriving. She worked at the ACLU of Northern California as the Field Representative for the18 all-volunteer chapters, and as Director of the Howard Friedman First Amendment Project which organized high school students to become civil liberties advocates and experts in their communities. She also worked at the National Immigration Forum in Washington DC.
Nancy has a wife, 2 grown sons, and a dog and cat and 4 very big koi fish.