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YWCA Alaska Announces Interim CEO


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YWCA Alaska interim CEO Shirley Pittz.

ANCHORAGE, AK (January 12, 2018) –– YWCA Alaska announces Shirley Pittz as the interim CEO following the departure of Hilary Morgan at the end of January. 
Pittz joins YWCA Alaska with over 15 years experience developing and managing programs that serve special populations including children, women, and low-income families. In her career, Pittz has served as the Early Childhood Systems Officer at the Department of Health and Social Services, and prior to that, was the Director of Child Development Division at Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP). Currently, Pittz has her own private consulting business, training and consulting for human service programs.  
“We are very pleased that Shirley will be filling the role of Interim CEO while the Board searches for a new CEO”, said Renea Saade, YWCA Alaska Board President. “We have the utmost confidence in her ability to lead our organization and continue the vital work of fulfilling our mission - eliminating racism and empowering women throughout Alaska.”
Through four major programs, YWCA Alaska serves more than 45,000 women, families, people of color, and local businesses each year. They connect low-income women with cancer screenings, train at-risk individuals on financial literacy, assist organizations in celebrating a diverse culture, and more. To learn about their work, visit www.ywcaak.org.
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