Liz Garvin

Liz is an Alumna of the California State University Sacramento, having received her B.A. in Communication Studies with a minor in Government.  She continued to receive her M.A. in Christian Ministry from Fresno Pacific University.

She has many years of experience working for and with Community Based Organizations based in the Central Valley. Including leading Samaritan Women, a local group that worked with women who were previously incarcerated, as its CEO and President. Liz also served as Director of Mediation for the Better Business Bureau. She was the Director of Civil, Probate, Unlawful Detainer and Family Law in Court Mediation and started Fresno County’s first on sight Small Claims and Civil Limited Advisors program.

Having served many years at Fresno State as the Senior Director of Planned and Foundation Giving, Liz is very familiar with working with donors, businesses and foundations who seek to create scholarships and educational opportunities for students. Liz welcomes all Fresno Unified alumni, friends, and supporters to call her to hear about current giving options.