Sarah B. Reynolds, MScN




High achieving, goal oriented, strategic-minded professional with diverse expertise in research, management, fundraising, grant writing and nutrition education seeks a management position where my collaboration, relationship development and customer service skills are utilized to improve community health outcomes.

Research Intern, Spring 2017

The OHSU Bob & Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness – Portland, OR              

  • Conducted extensive research on the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD).
  • Created “Building Human Resilience” educational materials for a free on-line platform offered to high school and college instructors.

Grant writer, October 2014 – May 2015

The Curriculum of Cuisine – Portland, OR          

  • Identified, created and submitted strategically focused private and corporate foundation proposals in support of burgeoning nutrition education program for high school students.

 Chef Instructor and Food Pantry Demo Chef, July 2013 – February 2015

Cooking Matters Program, Oregon Food Bank – Portland, OR         

  • Lead four, six-week basic cooking skills and nutrition classes for more than 40 low-income participants.
  • Created lesson plans using Cooking Matters curriculum and guidelines.
  • Oversaw four volunteer teams in diverse program settings.
  • Inspired food pantry participants to try new foods; developed recipes incorporating food pantry staples.

Development & Auction Director, October 1996 – July 1999

Metropolitan Family Service – Portland, OR

  • Cultivated a broad donor and volunteer base, and managed outreach efforts.
  • Coordinated all fundraising activities for $2.2 million social service agency.
  • Planned and organized multiple board and committee meetings annually.
  • Managed all event details for largest annual fundraiser. Increased revenues 138% over 3 years.
  • Established an agency-wide marketing and communications plan. Collaborated with staff to implement plan and promote organizational mission.
  • Managed development assistant and office volunteers.

 Research and Database Coordinator, September 1995 – September 1996

Sisters of Saint Mary of Oregon – Portland, OR                                                                                

  • Maintained donor database. Performed data entry and data maintenance tasks.
  • Researched new database software and lead systematic data conversion.
  • Analyzed stakeholder data, through high-level segmentation, to inform development strategies.
  • Wrote targeted grants for campus improvements.
  • Trained staff in proper use and coding of database constituent records.

Job Shadow Program Coordinator, April 1993 – August 1995   

Roosevelt High School – Portland, OR

  • Collaborated with key stakeholders to create experiential learning opportunities for 100 students annually.
  • Coordinated and engaged students in unique, first-hand experiences to gain educational and professional insight into a variety of careers.


Master of Science in Nutrition

The National University of Natural Medicine – Portland, OR

B.A. Sociology

Colby College – Waterville, ME