Lindsey Touchette serves as vice president of Community Engagement for the Community Foundation of Collier County. In that role, she sets the strategic direction for the foundation’s community engagement and works with local stakeholders to identify opportunities for positive and lasting changes within the community. But her passion for helping others isn’t limited to Collier County.

“I’m an active member of the Council on Foundations, the Florida Philanthropic Network, CF Leads, Connecting Communities in the Americas, FCAN and the National Scholarship Providers Association,” she says. “Helping others to accomplish meaningful and transformational philanthropic goals that create positive and lasting change will always be a part of the work I love to do.”

Closer to home, Touchette is involved with the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Future Ready Collier, Teachers and Parents Together at First Baptist Academy and Collier Coalition for Healthy Minds task force, among others.

What are your future aspirations?

To lead, live and work in a community that cares for one another, that is founded and built on the generosity of many individuals, that thinks big ideas and brings those ideas to fruition for future generations. To look back and celebrate the great work that we’ve all accomplished together as a community.