Meritt Lohr Sawyer

Non-Profit Management Consultant, Menlo Park, California

Became Trustee

Presbyterian (ECO)

Career Summary
Meritt Lohr Sawyer is currently an independent non-profit management consultant. Prior to this, she was the president and executive director of the Paul Carlson Partnership, affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church, a ministry dedicated to medical and economic development in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She has given executive leadership to nonprofit organizations for over thirty years as the international program director for Langham Partnership International (London), vice president of John Stott Ministries, cofounder and executive director of FACT (global leadership), and executive director of CISF (now Scholar Leaders).

Prior to her nonprofit positions, Meritt hailed from IBM, marketing to the nation’s largest semiconductor companies, and she served as associate dean of students at Northwestern University. She has been personally active in a far-reaching series of local and global endeavors, including the boards of Able Works and Oasis USA, in addition to Fuller Seminary’s, and is producer of the Windrider-Bay Area Film Forum.

She holds an MA in higher education from Bowling Green State University and an MA in theology from Fuller. She and her husband, Steve, have three grown children. One daughter and son-in-law graduated from Fuller with PhDs in Clinical Psychology.

Current Organizations
Board Member Able Works
The Institute for Bible Reading
Windrider-Bay Area Film Forum
Scholar Leaders International
Development Associates International
Past Organizations
Board Member South Asian Institute for Advanced Christian Studies
Christian Leadership for Africa
Menlo Park-Atherton Educational Foundation
Oasis USA
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