Marsha Smith Crites, MSW, BS

Title: Foundation Officer, Social Worker
Company: North Carolina Community Foundation
Location: Sylva, NC United States


  • Clean Slate Coalition, co-founder
  • Jackson County Council on Aging, Sylva, NC (1988-1990)
  • Jackson Village Retirement Village, Sylva, NC (1988-1990)
  • National Society of Fund Raising, Member, chapter secretary
  • United Christian Ministries, Sylva, NC (president, 1989-1992)
  • Western North Carolina Association Fundraising Professionals


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Recipient, NAAPC Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2002, 1997-1998)
  • Recipient, Nancy Susan Reynolds Award for Personal Service, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (1991)
  • Recipient, Best Practice Showcase winner American Society on Aging (1987)
  • Recipient, Rural Aging Award (1987)
  • Honoree, One of Outstanding Young Women of American (1987)

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