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Women's Shelter has New Leader

July 22, 2006 permalink

Family Transition Place (FTP) has a new chief executive. In the past, we have interviewed four mothers who took shelter in Family Transition Place and lost their children to foster care as a direct result of their disclosures to the FTP staff.



Lynda Sacco FTP's new executive director

Family Transition Place in Orangeville has announced the appointment of Lynda Sacco as its new executive director.

Ms. Sacco has spent many years in the public sector, including 10 years in management, most recently as director of children's services at Peel Children's Aid Society (CAS). She brings diverse experience, strong leadership skills and significant insight into social service processes having lead the amalgamation of two key CAS agencies in Southwestern Ontario.

"Lynda has great passion for the women and children who require our services and is looking forward to establishing herself within our community," said Brenda Dee, president of FTP's board of directors.

Ms. Sacco succeeds Doreen Armstrong, who is retiring in September.

Orangeville Citizen