2017 Fall Forum: Health and the Environment in North Carolina

Environmental Health Scholars Program at Duke University

Fawn Pattison

Non-profit Consultant

Ms. Fawn Pattison is a consultant to non-profit organizations and academic programs seeking to amplify their impact on environmental health issues. She spent 14 years directing a non-profit organization focused on advocacy for environmental health and justice. Her expertise includes organizational development and strategy, legislative and regulatory advocacy, nonprofit management, fundraising and community-based participatory research. Ms. Pattison has a certificate in Public Health and an M.A. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke University, and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. She serves on the Board of Directors of N.C. FIELD, a nonprofit organization in Kinston, North Carolina led by farmworker youth. She also blogs about nonprofits and environmental health at www.fawnpattison.com.