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CEC is committed to creating a more resilient and just region in the face of climate change. Through our work with the Central Coast Climate Justice Network and elsewhere, our vision includes an end to racial injustices and their resulting environmental inequities.

Carolyn Fitzgerald

Board Member
Carolyn Fitzgerald

Carolyn Fitzgerald moved to Santa Barbara in 2015 from Chicago, where she was born and raised, and has become an active volunteer with several local non-profits. In addition to co-chairing the Community Environmental Council’s Green Gala starting in 2018, she has helped plan the annual fundraising galas for CALM, Direct Relief, Lotusland and Montecito Union School.  Carolyn is also joining the Board of the Montecito Union School Foundation.   While living in Chicago, Carolyn chaired the annual gala for Holy Trinity High School and was on the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Guild Board.  Prior to her work with non-profits, Carolyn was the Director of Marketing for Saks Fifth Avenue in New York and worked at Starcom MediaVest, an advertising agency in Chicago. Carolyn graduated from Northwestern University with a major in Communications. She lives in Montecito with her husband Andrew and her two young children, Jay and Nora.

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