Marianne comes to Civic Edge with a background in the non-profit and education sectors. A creative and analytic thinker, Marianne thrives in values-driven work. From teaching to facilitating workshops to leading contentious political dialogue, Marianne is quick on her feet and is passionate about community engagement. She has planned and executed a wide range of community arts and cultural events. Marianne graduated from UC Davis with degrees in Human Development and Religious Studies. Ideally, you’d find her relaxing with her dog Frankie in the sunshine enjoying a perfectly burnt grilled cheese.