The push comes after revelations that the former director of a Somerville non-profit was making personal purchases with the agency credit card.
The Somerville Board of Aldermen and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone would like to have more financial and ethical oversight of non-profits that receive government grants. An ordinance, proposed Aug. 16 and referred to the Legislative Matters Committee, would require that non-profits receiving government grants adhere to certain standards of ethical and financial transparency. Now, the Board of Aldermen and mayor would like to speed up the adoption of that ordinance. That desire comes after revelations that Kimberly Smith-Cofield, the former director of the Community Action Agency of Somerville, which runs Head Start programs in Somerville and Cambridge, used the agency's credit card to make more than 100 personal purchases, according an…
The non-profit agency that serves at-risk families appointed a new CEO who previously headed Horizons for Homeless Children and once received Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s Women of Justice Award.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The Family Center, located in Union Square, is a non-profit that provides therapy and support services to low-income, at-risk families throughout Greater Boston. The organization recently appointed Sue Heilman as its new CEO. Here's the announcement: SUE HEILMAN APPOINTED CEO OF THE FAMILY CENTER SOMERVILLE, MA (July 24, 2012) — The Family Center, a 30-year-old non-profit agency that serves at-risk families in the Greater Boston area, appointed non-profit leader Sue Heilman as its new Chief Executive Officer. “The Board of Directors is delighted to announce Sue Heilman’s appointment,” said Anne Peretz, founder and board chair. “With more than 25 years of experience growing and leading mission-based organizations, Sue brings a deep …