UNCW’s QENO Has a New Director

August Spotlight: Sarah Daniels

Feast Down East's Annual Local Food Conference 2018SARAH DANIELS is leading the UNCW office that works with nonprofit groups in the community.

The university recently named Daniels, who has experience in the local nonprofit sector, as director of UNCW’s Quality Enhancement for Nonprofit Organizations (QENO).

QENO is a “partnership between UNCW and the community created to help strengthen nonprofit organizations in southeastern North Carolina through professional, leadership, and organizational development and providing connections to UNCW faculty, staff, and students,” according to the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Daniels earned her MPA from the university. 

“She has experience working as both a nonprofit executive director and consultant and is an expert in bringing together nonprofits for a common goal,” JEANINE MINGÉ, UNCW’s associate vice chancellor for community engagement and applied learning, said in an announcement about Daniels’ hiring. “She has grant writing experience and has been a part-time instructor at UNCW.”

Daniels was most recently director of the New Hanover Disaster Coalition, a group that coordinates disaster relief efforts in the region.

Daniels also has served as interim director for the Cape Fear Food Council and as executive director of Feast Down East.

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