Four New Staff Members Add Years of Experience to Organization’s Childhood Education, Racial Justice, Fundraising and Marketing and Communications Areas
Press Release – BOULDER, CO – November 8, 2018 – YWCA Boulder County today announced it has officially welcomed four new staff members to its administrative staff, adding to the organization’s development, racial justice, and communications and marketing areas, in addition to its childcare and childhood education department. These new staff members will add to the YWCA Boulder County’s ability to continue to achieve its mission of empowering women and eliminating racism.
“We’re thrilled to have Sarah Morris, Kate Hise, Brittny Wilson and Ali Randall join our staff,” said Debbie Pope, CEO of YWCA Boulder County. “Their combined experience and skills as well as their passion for our mission will help to further our work in the community,” she added.
New staff members include:
Brittny Wilson is the new Vice President of Development, Marketing & Engagement, and will be providing strategic leadership, oversight and execution of revenue growth, issue awareness and community engagement. In her new role, Brittny will be an integral partner in strategic planning and partner with the CEO in leading the organization. Prior to joining YWCA Boulder County, Brittny spent six years at Attention Homes and most recently served as Deputy Director for the organization.
Kate Hise is the new Director of Children’s Alley, the YWCA Boulder County’s drop-in, sliding scale quality childcare center. Kate comes to the YWCA with over 20 years of experience in early childhood education in both private and public schools. In addition to classroom and administrative experience, Kate is also a HighScope certified teacher, a trained Love and Logic facilitator, and a STEM coach specializing in early childhood education.
Sarah Morris is the YWCA Boulder County’s new Manager of Racial Justice. Sarah is a civil rights attorney with experience working as a Civil Rights Attorney with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and as a Staff Attorney with the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center in Denver. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University Law School in New York, New York.
Ali Randall is the YWCA Boulder County’s new Director of Public Relations and Marketing. Ali has more than 20 years of professional communications, public relations and media relations experience, and began her career working with the YWCA Princeton in Princeton, New Jersey. Ali will be planning and implementing public relations campaigns as well as social media marketing and outreach. Additionally, she will help spread the word about the work the organization is doing and the people it serves.
Since YWCA USA’s founding in 1858, YWCA has been at the forefront of the most critical social movements. This rich history, along with its current program offerings, makes YWCA USA the oldest, largest, and one of the most accomplished multiracial organizations in the fight for social justice. In Boulder, YWCA has evolved over the years from boarding house to social club and today is a human service agency. The organization is a non-sectarian nonprofit that is not affiliated with any religious group, and is a publicly funded, inclusive organization that welcomes everyone to participate, male and female alike.
Throughout the last century, women have come to YWCA to find housing assistance, business advice, career counseling, fitness classes, and affordable childcare. Beginning in the 1980s, community members could count on YWCA Boulder County to provide low-cost parenting classes and valuable resources to support healthy self-esteem and economic self-sufficiency. Our wide range of programs continue to provide services to those who need them.
About YWCA Boulder County
YWCA Boulder County is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The organization has been providing a variety of vital services to the women, children, and families of Boulder for over 95 years. YWCA Boulder County is a welcoming human service agency that works with over 6,000 individuals annually. For more information on our programs, visit: www.ywcaboulder.org/.