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Member Highlights – October 2021

October 21, 2021

Spivak Honored with Change Agent Award
CenterLink CEO Denise Spivak was recently honored with the Change Agent Award from PowerOn. The PowerOn Awards Ceremony honors individuals and organizations within the program whose tireless work helps keep LGBTQ+ communities connected to the resources they need.

CEO Transition at NAF
Lisa Dughi took over as CEO of NAF this summer after JD Hoye retired and transitioned to a role on the Board of Directors. Dughi has held several important positions at NAF during the past 8 years and understands NAF’s value and the challenges and opportunities ahead. Hoye retired after 14 years as the organization’s CEO leaving a legacy of successes, including expanding the number of students served from 50,000 to 117,000.

Rotman Named Algemeiner Top 100
The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies President & CEO Reuben Rotman has been recognized by The Algemeiner’s 8th annual J100 global list of the top 100 people positively influencing Jewish life.

United Way Worldwide Announces New CEO
Angela Williams has been named as the next CEO of United Way Worldwide. She will be the first female and first African-American to lead the organization, as reported by The NonProfit Times. Williams formerly served as the President and CEO of Easterseals, in addition to serving as a former NHSA Board Member during her time as EVP and General Counsel at YMCA of the USA. Williams has an extensive background in government and nonprofits, uniquely suiting her to take over the 135-year-old organization and lead it forward.

All highlights appeared in the The NHSA Exchange: Vol. 6, Issue 9 on October 21, 2021