Sarah joined BERA as Membership Officer in September 2014. Sarah’s main responsibilities as Membership and Engagement Manager include member services, network engagement, communications and activities related to promoting BERA’s work in the wider community. She works closely with the BERA Events Manager on member activities for BERA Annual Conference, as well as managing the BERA CRM.
Prior to her role at BERA, Sarah worked in the non-profit sector as the Membership & Partnership Coordinator for Canada’s Public Policy Forum, where she played a key role in the creation and delivery of the organization’s membership strategy. She has also worked as a Membership Administrator in the higher education sector at the University of Essex, and was employed for 3 years as a Junior Policy officer and Program officer in the Department of Canadian Heritage in the Government of Canada.
Sarah holds an Honours degree in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Ottawa and moved back to the UK after being abroad for ten years in 2013.