Allison Higgins

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Director of Network Engagement
(202) 962-0322 x115
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Allison HigginsAllison Higgins joined the National Council of Nonprofits in July 2016 as Network Engagement Specialist. She is no stranger to the state association network, previously serving as the Director for Membership and Marketing with the Hawai`i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO).

Allison is an accomplished nonprofit professional with two decades of experience working in nonprofits across the country, directing nonprofit marketing initiatives, spearheading development of volunteer and membership programs, advocating for the nonprofit sector and military families, and planning events and conferences.

Allison received a Masters in Public Administration, with a Masters Certificate in Nonprofit Management, from the University of Hawai`i at Manoa, and a BA in Journalism from The Pennsylvania State University. Notable awards and honors include the Presidential Volunteer Award (Gold); two Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Awards; and Our Lady of Loreto Volunteer Award.

An Army spouse of 23+ years and counting, Allison has worked in diverse settings and job markets, successfully growing her career while passionately supporting her family and soldier through multiple moves, deployments, and Army career. For fun, she volunteers to support her community and loves to sail, run, hike, golf, and cook.

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