• Strategic Planning and Communication Services

    FOR THE LAND USE, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND NON PROFIT ARENAS

Comprehensive Strategy with Effective Implementation

Business Development

Fundraising campaigns

Strategic Communications

Grant Writing

Building Alliances

Membership Development

Community Development

Public Speaking

About Mary Lydon

Mary Lydon has worked with the private-sector, public-sector and nonprofit organizations and helped all set and achieve goals for new projects and services. She has held leadership roles within several major San Diego organizations and has helped organize and run a large range of successful conferences, workshops, studies, communication campaigns, community planning seminars and educational panels.

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Mary Lydon

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, June 1985, Bachelors of Science
  • LEAD San Diego Inc., Class of 1996
  • American Society of Association Executives, Certified Association Executive (CAE), 1995
  • Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Leadership Program, 2010

Professional and Civic Engagement

  • id8 High Academy, Advisory Board for a new high school for downtown San Diego, 2016
  • Open House San Diego, Co-chair, a global event focused on bringing architecture to citizens at large, 2016
  • Citizens’ Stadium Advisory Group 2015, City of San Diego, Appointed by Mayor Kevin Faulconer
  • American Society of Association Executives Member
  • City of San Diego Planning Commissioner, Appointed by Mayor Jerry Sanders, 2009 to 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker at southern California universities, national and international conferences including the Aspen Institute’s Creative Arts World Summit in Muscat Oman in 2011

Author

  • Author of numerous San Diego Daily Transcript, Voice of San Diego, and San Diego Union Tribune articles

Clients