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Libby Spain serves as the Development Associate for Civitas Institute. She helps with the day to day fundraising needs of Civitas, including donor management and community outreach.

Before joining Civitas, Libby spent four years as a Legislative Assistant in the NC General Assembly. As a Legislative Assistant, Libby clerked for legislative committees, managed constituent affairs, and oversaw legislative initiatives through the complete process. Prior to working in the state legislature, Libby worked for the NC Republican Senate Caucus on their fundraising team. As Deputy Finance Director, she worked with the major donor program and helped with fundraising for 32 Republican Senate races.

Libby is a graduate of NC State University with a degree in Program Management and a minor in Nonprofit Studies. She has also completed the John Locke Capital Leaders program. Libby lives in Oxford with her husband and two spaniels.