Michael Clarke joined The Fresh Air Fund in 1999 as a member of the Community Outreach Department, where he was responsible for recruiting and registering 3000 plus children for Fresh Air Fund summer camps. He became the Manager of the Secondary Schools Connection Program in 2000. In the summers of 2002 and 2003, Mr. Clarke served as Assistant Director of Camp Hayden-Marks Memorial and Camp Mariah, respectively, and immediately following, the Director of Camp Mariah and Hayden-Marks. He moved on to become the Director of the Sharpe Reservation, overseeing the operations of all FAF properties.

Mr. Clarke is a graduate of Kean University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Communications and Secondary Education (History) and holds a Master’s in Public Administration with a concentration in Public Policy and Non-Profit Management from Long Island University.