Shari Orr is the Senior Advisor to the CEO, responsible for counseling with the CEO on operational, policy, and management initiatives, as well as external engagement and partnership opportunities. Orr works closely with AmeriCorps senior leadership to plan and execute strategic priorities, including driving forward agency improvement and staff-engagement efforts. Prior to this role, Orr held positions within AmeriCorps with State and National and the Office of Field Liaison.
In previous work in the public and nonprofit sectors, Orr has implemented programs, administered grants, managed communications, and developed resources for local communities. In addition, Orr served two years with the United States Peace Corps in Eswatini, implementing rural youth development initiatives. She earned a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida.