Foothills Community Foundation names Rosvall executive director

The Foothills Community Foundation announces that Jennifer Rosvall as executive director at the North Valley-based non-profit foundation.

According to a press release, she assumes her role with the foundation on April 15.

“This is a very exciting time to be joining FCF as it works to expand its impact in the North Valley,’’ said Ms. Rosvall in a prepared statement. “Life-long learning, cultural enrichment and community service are essential to quality of life for people of all ages. I look forward to working with the FCF staff, volunteers and board as we strengthen the FCF’s work in these important areas.’’

FCF Board Chairman Jim Sherbert commented on her appointment as foundation CEO.

“Jennifer’s extensive experience developing long-term community and corporate partnerships will be invaluable as we work to enhance our foundation’s effectiveness and sustainability. Her enthusiasm for building and maintaining relationships inside and outside the organization are a great match for us,” said Mr. Sherbert in a prepared statement.

Ms. Rosvall recently served as Wish Manager at Make-A-Wish Arizona, where she was responsible for overseeing hundreds of wish experiences. Make-A-Wish AZ is the founding chapter of the international wish granting organization.

Prior to joining Make-A-Wish, Ms. Rosvall was a long-term substitute teacher in Scottsdale Unified School District. Befre that, she was a customer service agent for America West Airlines. She has a bachelor’s degree from University of San Diego.

Foothills Community Foundation develops and supports programs that enhance the quality of life for residents of Northern Scottsdale and the Foothills region through life-long learning, community service and the arts, according to the release.

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