24496-banner-Erik-hanberg-named-best-tacoman-2014Erik Hanberg has spent more than 15 years working with non-profits. In addition to serving as the director of two nonprofits, he has worked for nonprofits in marketing and fundraising, and served on boards and committees for more than a dozen organizations, often in leadership roles.

He is the author of three books for nonprofits, focusing on fundraising, social media, and board governance. He was elected as a Metro Parks Tacoma Commissioner in 2011, a junior municipality with an annual operating budget of $40+ million.

Board Consulting and Retreat Facilitation

Erik has been hired to consult with the boards and staff of international and national nonprofits of all sizes. Read more about his consultation work with boards.


Non-Profit Employment Experience

Interim Executive Director, Tahoma Audubon Society
Interim Executive Director, Alchemy Skateboarding
Executive Director, City Club of Tacoma
Managing Director, Grand Cinema
Alumni Director, Bellarmine Preparatory
Marketing & Communications Manager, KNKX Public Radio
Marketing Manager, Tacoma Regional Convention & Visitor Bureau

Board and Committee Experience

President and Elected Commissioner, Metro Parks Tacoma
President and Board Member, Tacoma360
President and Board Member, Joint Municipal Action Committee
Treasurer, Association of Fundraising Professionals, South Sound Chapter
Treasurer and Board Member, Grunewald Guild
Board Member, Foundation for Tacoma Students
Council Member, Alumni Council, Carleton College
Board Member, Arts Leadership Lab
Board Member, First Night Tacoma
Board Member, Tall Ships Tacoma
Distribution Committee, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Senior Fellows Committee, American Leadership Forum – Tacoma/Pierce County Chapter
Member, Steering Committee, South Sound Technology Conference
Member, Curriculum Working Group, University of Washington Tacoma
Member, Arts Organization Funding Committee Member, Tacoma Arts Commission
Member, Scholarship Committee, Tacoma School of the Arts