For Immediate Release
ELIZABETH DOTTS FLEMING NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OF HUNTSVILLE/MADISON COUNTY
Huntsville, AL- The Schools Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County recently announced the selection of Elizabeth Dotts Fleming as the foundation's executive director.
"Elizabeth Dotts Fleming's commitment for quality education in our community makes for a perfect fit at The Schools Foundation. She is passionate about public education and brings a unique set of skills from her past experiences working in both the non-profit and corporate sectors," said Tim Singleton, president of the board.
A Huntsville native, Dotts Fleming is a graduate of Huntsville High School and Sewanee - the University of the South. She worked alongside her father at Public FA, a financial advisor to state and local governments, for five years. Prior to moving back to Huntsville, she worked at the YWCA of Central Alabama in Birmingham, AL as its Manager of Grants and Public Policy.
Dotts Fleming has served on the board of directors of numerous local and state non-profit organizations. She is currently the treasurer of the board of directors of The Arts Council and Investments Chair of the Downtown 47. She is on the board of directors of the Alabama Poverty Project and the Community Foundation of Huntsville Madison County. She is a member of the Committee of 100 YP - Young Professionals, Hudson Alpha Ambassadors and the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) Roundtable.
The Schools Foundation, through philanthropic support, assists in providing enhanced educational teaching and learning opportunities not funded by traditional means. The Schools Foundation's mission is to create higher expectations and wide-spread community support for public schools, leading to world-class performance of principals, teachers and students.
According to Dotts Fleming, her first tasks will be to raise the profile of The Schools Foundation in the community, deepen her understanding of its programs and focus on bridging business and education. "It is an honor to have the opportunity to work with the three school districts in Madison County, including the district that taught me and my husband and the one that will educate our son."
TSF is a non-profit local education foundation in Huntsville, AL. The foundation supports all three public school systems in Madison County to include: Huntsville City Schools, Madison County Schools and Madison City Schools. TSF solicits corporate contributions, individual donations and grant funds to support a variety of programs including student scholarships, teacher grants, staff development, technology deployment, and other programs that directly benefit students and enhance educational opportunities. Foundation funds are distributed equitably based on student enrollment.
Contact: Elizabeth Dotts Fleming