National Postdoctoral Association Appoints Julie Fabsik-Swarts as Executive Director
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Fabsik-Swarts, M.S., CFRE, CAP, to the role as executive director, effective June 20, 2016.
Fabsik-Swarts brings extensive nonprofit sector and executive experience to the NPA. She received a Bachelor of Science from San Diego State University, a Master of Science from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and also holds certifications as a Chartered Advisor of Philanthropy, a fundraising executive and a nonprofit executive.
Past experience for Fabsik-Swarts has included work at five institutions of higher education, heading an Olympic sport, and the Purple Heart Foundation. She is a nationally rated gymnastics judge for USA Gymnastics and a consultant for numerous nonprofits throughout the country.
The NPA Board of Directors welcomes Fabsik-Swarts to the organization and looks forward to working with her to continue the growth and development of NPA’s offerings to the postdoctoral community. Kate Sleeth, Ph.D., chair of the Board of Directors of the NPA, states “We welcome Julie to the NPA community and eagerly anticipate the new initiatives she will bring to the NPA. We are fortunate to have her as part of our leadership."