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Robin Powis
Office Manager

  • Hometown:Gainesville, FL

Robin is the National Civic League's Office Manager, maintaining office operations and spearheading the organization's  financial management. Robin also handles the coordination of board and committee meetings.

Prior to joining the National Civic League, Robin worked with the Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County, Inc. in Florida as their chief financial officer. She administrated $15 million in federal, state and local government grants. She developed extensive operational manuals and was sited by the Florida Office of Early Learning as developing best practices in grant compliance.

Additionally, Robin's professional background includes federal and state grant-funded accounting and procurement, office management, and information technology. She has worked with nonprofits across the country for over 30 years, including Neighborhood House in Seattle, Washington and California Law Center on Long Term Care in San Francisco, California.

Robin received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

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