Tracy Fischman

Executive Director

Tracy Fischman joined the organization as executive director in July 2009, immediately after moving to the Twin Cities from Chicago. Prior to working with P+P Tracy served as a consultant to non-profit, philanthropic, and political organizations, providing strategic campaign, project management, and organizational development services.

Tracy has a long history of fostering social justice, with 20 years of experience in public health, HIV/AIDS, civil rights, and women’s rights.  She has an extensive background in policy and advocacy, as well as organizational planning and development. Tracy has worked for organizations such as Planned Parenthood of Illinois as the vice president for public policy, and the Chicago Department of Public Health’s STD/HIV/AIDS Division as the director of policy and legislative affairs.

Tracy currently serves on the Boards of Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and Women Winning, and has also served on the Boards for organizations such as Girl’s Best Friend Foundation, Illinois Health and Medicine Policy Research Group, Citizen Action of Illinois, and Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief. Tracy holds a Bachelor’s degree from Macalester College and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.