Karen Daubert, founding executive director of Seattle Parks Foundation, announced that she will step down from her position, effective October 2010.
Daubert started in 2001 as the only staff member of the foundation. Her tenure concludes with the grand opening of Lake Union Park on Sept. 24 and 25, the first major park project spearheaded by the foundation.
Some of Seattle Parks Foundation's milestones during Daubert's tenure include the development of Lake Union Park, its planning, design, $20 million capital campaign, construction, and grand opening. Over the years Daubert completed 30 neighborhood park projects,
"After considering this transition for nearly a year, I'm confident that leaving now will afford the Board the opportunity to find new leadership that will take the organization to a higher level than I can even imagine," Daubert said.
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