Dawn Shirreffs

Director of Public Affairs
The Miami Foundation
Dawn Shirreffs

Dawn Shirreffs is the Director of Public Affairs at The Miami Foundation. She leads the Foundation’s Civic Leadership Agenda, focused on addressing critical quality of life issues in Miami-Dade County through policy advocacy, grantmaking and convening. Prior to joining the Foundation, Dawn was the Senior Everglades Policy Advisor at the Everglades Foundation, where she focused on researching, developing and implementing policy positions related to Everglades protection and restoration. A New York native, Dawn holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies Rollins College, a master’s in Public Administration at Florida International University and has a certificate in Executive Nonprofit Management from Georgetown.