Rebecca Zanatta, MEd

Rebecca Zanatta, M Ed


Adjunct Faculty

Building/Room: HUNT 200

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With over 20 years of experience building and stewarding strategic donor partnerships and serving in high-level development roles for organizations like the Pacific Science Center and the Washington State University Foundation, Rebecca has a deep understanding of everything from the planning, building and managing a diverse and successful major gifts to developing and implementing a realistic and focused strategic plan. Rebecca graduated from Washington State University with a BA in organizational communication and holds a MEd in higher education administration from the University of Idaho. She completed her Certificate in Fund Raising Management (CFRM) from the Indiana University School of Philanthropy and has consulted with non-profits on their fundraising strategies: including campaign planning, philanthropic coaching, generational giving, and volunteer management. Participating in community is an important value of Rebecca’s work. She is a past President of Northwest Development Officers Association (NDOA), now AFP – Advancement Northwest, the largest professional association of fundraisers in Washington State. Rebecca is an Advisory Committee member of Leave 10. She is a graduate of the Leadership Tomorrow program in Seattle and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Seattle.