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Johanna Sylvester

Executive Director

About Jo

Jo brings over 10 years experience in comprehensive event planning, fundraising and program management. Following her personal passion to help girls reach their full potential through physical activity, Jo is most well-known for cultivating the development of events, races and programs for Girls on the Run of the Bay Area.  Jo returns to the nonprofit sector driven to impact the lives of young woman through health and fitness and is committed to perpetuating Movemeant Foundation’s mission, vision and values with current and future partners. Jo lives in Bend, Oregon and is often spotted running the beautiful trails or exploring the area with her husband and two young kiddos. An active community member, Jo serves on the Board of Directors of Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend and is the Advisory Council Chair for Girls on the Run of Central Oregon. In addition, Jo is a certified distance running coach.