Felecia Maxfield-Barrett

Board of Directors
Ex-officio Member

Utah Global Diplomacy

Felecia leads Utah Global Diplomacy as the President & CEO with more than twenty years of experience in government and nonprofit management and leadership and is fiercely dedicated to helping nonprofits make good business decisions using data-driven evidence. Her prior work history includes the Refugee Services Office with the Department of Workforce Services, Utah Refugee Coalition, and Wasatch Community Gardens.

She currently offers her guidance on the following advisory committees: Global Ties U.S. Member Committee, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Utah Committee, World Trade Center Utah Global Committee, the University of Utah's Master of International Affairs and Global Enterprise Committee, the Salt Lake City Rotary Club International Committee, and the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce International Committee. 

She has a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology and a Master's degree in Public Administration both from the University of Utah. She also recently graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program. Felecia has extensive experience in oral history and storytelling, and she believes through capturing stories, we can create a sense of self, explore the world, organize and pass knowledge on to others, and create a shared humanity. If you want Felecia to nerd out, ask her about nonprofit management, data collection, music, gardening, and outdoor adventuring in Utah.