Nathan Truitt

American Forest Foundation

Nathan Truitt joined the staff of the American Forest Foundation in March 2013.  As VP of Strategic Partnerships, he designs forest conservation programs that meet the needs of companies, landowners, agencies, donors and other key stakeholders.   Prior to joining AFF, Nathan oversaw fundraising for the Izaak Walton League of America and American Councils for International Education.  He began his career in the non-profit world working on international education and development, first as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Turkmenistan, and later as a Program, Country and Regional Director in Uzbekistan, Serbia and Kosovo.

Nathan graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California and has a Master’s Degree in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota.  He met his wife, Zalina, in Uzbekistan, and they now live in Alexandria, VA, with their three children.