Goosefoot’s Executive Director to Retire in Early 2023

October 27, 2022

Sandy Whiting, Goosefoot’s executive director, will be retiring from her position in March 2023. She has served at our helm since August 2013, and has managed Goosefoot's growth from herself and one half-time staff person to a staff of nine today.

Under Sandy’s leadership, Goosefoot distributed over $1 million in grants over the past 5 years to non-profits serving our community. She has encouraged the development of Goosefoot programs on affordable housing, food security, and small business education. She was also the leading voice in developing Goosefoot’s Commitment to Racial Equity Statement.

Learn more through this South Whidbey Record article. We cannot thank Sandy enough for all her efforts, skill, knowledge, and guidance that successfully steered Goosefoot through challenges big and small.

We know she will enjoy her upcoming retirement with plans to resume her creative work as an artist. Sandy also has plans to travel with her partner Susanne and make improvements to their Clinton farm, Sweetwater Creek.

The Goosefoot board of directors has hired the Valtas Group to recruit a new executive director. If you’re interested to learn more about the position, or know someone who is, check out the full brief below.