Welcome New Staff Member Maria Arms!

We’re thrilled to welcome Maria Arms to the SV2 staff team as the new Development Coordinator. Maria’s role focuses on supporting SV2’s donor recruitment and stewardship.

Prior to SV2, Maria served as the Special Assistant to the President and The Children’s Movement at Children Now, a research and advocacy organization focused on improving children’s well-being. In this role, Maria provided administrative support to the President and supported The Children’s Movement by engaging members in advocacy campaigns and recruiting new members. Maria earlier interned at the Outdoor Foundation, where she conducted research and strategized with the development team and board on prospective partners for programs that increase access to the outdoors for low-income children and children of color.

Maria has considerable work and volunteer experience in K-12 and early childhood education settings, including at Prospect Sierra School, North Davis Elementary, and the Peregrine School. Maria earned a B.A. in Psychology, with a minor in Education, from UC Davis.

We’re delighted to welcome Maria to SV2. She can be reached at marms@sv2.org.