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I am passionate about:
Children's safety, welfare and positive futures. I am passionate about child abuse prevention and helping parents nurture and protect their children. I believe in Thriving Children Strong Families - Champions for Children's mission.
A little known fact about me is:
I am the mother of five, grandmother of 12, foster mother of 3.
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Champions for Children
"Passionate, energetic and relational leader"
I have been involved with the Child Abuse Council, now Champions for Children, since its founding in 1977. I was one of the Founders, a Board member and Past President, then Development Director, volunteer, and now Community Liaison. I have been active as a volunteer and leader in organizations that focus on child welfare, girls, women and families. I helped found Champions, Hillsborough Kids, Ophelia Project, now Frameworks, Baby Bungalow, Layla's House. I am active with the YMCA, my church and chair the board of a preschool/childcare center serving the working poor.