Sydney Fisher Bernier
Sydney is co-owner in her family's construction company, Fisher Development, in her native San Francisco. Prior to joining the family business 18 years ago, Sydney spent many years working in public relations including time as VP at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, where she specialized n public affairs and crisis communications, and at the PBN Company in Moscow, Russia in the early 1990s. When she returned from Moscow, she was Director of Communications for fresh juice maker, Odwalla, Inc. Post Odwalla, Sydney received her Masters in journalism from Columbia University and spent a few years at a Bay Area newspaper covering local news and politics. She holds a bachelors degree in Russian Studies from the University of Vermont.
She recently completed her Board service at Charles Armstrong School, an elementary and middle school for children with Dyslexia, in Belmont, CA. Over the years, she had the privilege of being Vice Chair, chair of Governance and HOS Evaluation, and served on various committees including Building & Grounds and HOS Search.
Sydney and her husband, Alan, are proud parents of Rowan, EHS class of '22 and his brother, Cyrus, a freshman at the University of Colorado at Boulder.