Martha Pritchard Spear is an expert in non-profit organizations and an aspiring anti-racist who brings a social justice lens to her work.
Martha focuses on helping small, rural non-profits to build relationships, raise more money, increase ROI and find efficiencies.
She has lived in the Adirondacks since 2003. Prior to that, she was in Western Massachusetts, Washington, DC, and New York City, working as a professional fundraiser for a wide variety of non-profits and serving on non-profit boards.
In 2015 Martha began consulting in the North Country, and now works with organizations all over the Adirondack region. Martha is a member of the Board of Education of Lake Placid Central School District, and a past president of the Rotary Club of Lake Placid, among other civic commitments.
She is married and has a 13-year-old child at home who is probably asking for Annie's mac-n-cheese as you read this.
Awards & Credentials
Elected member of the Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education 2014-present
Secretary, Lake Placid New York Rotary Foundation 2019-present
President of the Rotary Club of Lake Placid 2017-2018
Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) 2005-2017
Pride Month: Celebrating Transgender Rotarians, Rotary International District 7040 monthly e-newsletter May 2021
Personal essay: "Gaining Clarity Through 109 Conversations"