Our Next Club Meeting is on November 18, 2022

In person is better but you can join us on Zoom

Time & Location: 12:00pm- 1pm at The Student Prince & the Fort located at 8 Fort St, Springfield, MA*

*Validated Parking is available at 23 Hampden Street, Springfield, MA.

Sarah Tsitso was born and raised in western Massachusetts, living in Ludlow, Palmer and Springfield before making her home in Longmeadow. She attended Simmons University in Boston, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English. She received her master’s degree from Bay Path University, where she studied nonprofit management. She is currently enrolled in Bay Path’s MFA program, pursuing a second master’s degree in creative nonfiction writing.

During the course of her nonprofit career, Sarah has worked in leadership roles for a number of local nonprofits, including Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity, the East of the River 5 Town Chamber of Commerce, two Springfield-based Boys & Girls Clubs, and the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. She also spent eight years as editor of several weekly newspapers for Turley Publications.
She has spent the past five years serving as executive director of The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center.
Sarah was named to BusinessWest’s inaugural Forty Under 40 Class in 2007, and was part of the Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield’s Board of Directors when it was named a “Difference Maker” by that publication.
She won two awards from the New England Press Association for excellence in journalism, attended the Springfield Leadership Institute and received the YPS Excellence in Leadership Award. In 2015, she was selected as Woman of the Year by the Springfield Women’s Commission.
Currently, Sarah lives in Longmeadow with her husband, Jason, their three-year-old Boston Terrier, Tessie, and a very rambunctious one-and-a-half –year old Black Lab named Benny. Their daughter, Vivian, is a first-year student at Emmanuel College in Boston, where she majors in criminology and pre-law.