Shanaysha Sauls Bio
Shanaysha Sauls currently serves as President and CEO of the Baltimore Community Foundation, focusing on fiscal responsibility and oversight, operations, fundraising and revenue management and generation, as well as strategic planning and execution.
Over the last fifteen years she has served as the founding treasurer of a school and in the same role for a nonprofit focused on advocacy and marketing for family-friendly community development. Shanaysha formerly served as chair of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners and was a member of the Executive Committee of the Council of the Great City Schools, the nation’s leading advocacy and research organization for school districts in major U.S. cities.
Shanaysha graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Maryland, College Park and later earned her Master’s degree and Ph.D. from Duke University. Shanaysha currently serves on the boards of Teach for America Baltimore, Healthy Neighborhoods and the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance.