Rochelle Fisher joined Habitat for Humanity of Summit County in
June 2006. Prior to that she was Director of Foundation Development
at the Coleman Foundation in Portage County for two years and
Director of Development for the Akron Urban League for nearly seven
years. Rochelle holds a bachelor's degree in secondary education
and a master's degree in technical education with a concentration
in community counseling from the University of Akron.
Rochelle has worked in the nonprofit field for nearly 20 years.
During this time, she has increased her knowledge in nonprofit
management and fundraising. She also holds a Certificate in Fund
Raising Management from The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana
University and a Certificate from the Institute for Nonprofits at
North Carolina State University.
Rochelle is on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of
Ohio and serves as Secretary. In addition to her role with the
state support office of Habitat, she serves on the affiliate
enhancement commitee for Habitat for Humanity International,
providing a voice for the affiliates from Ohio. Rochelle is a board
member of Love Akron and a member of the CYO Athletic
Advisory Committee. Rochelle is a proud graduate of Class XXV of
Leadership Akron. She has served on various task force groups in
the greater Akron area focusing on housing issues.
She is a member of St. Patrick Parish in Kent and a member of
the parent club at Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron, where her
children Andrew and Camile attend school.