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(PHOENIX – May 5, 2020) – Sojourner Center is pleased to announce that Cindy Quenneville has joined the team as executive director. As a subsidiary organization of Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), the Sojourner Center is a safe haven for children and adults experiencing domestic violence. With a crisis shelter, community outreach programs and transitional apartments, Sojourner Center serves over 1,000 individuals per year.

Quenneville has 25 years of management/executive experience working in the nonprofit sector. In her new position, she will be responsible for fundraising and fiscal oversight, reporting to the Board of Directors and creating partnerships to aid the mission of Sojourner Center.

Prior to her new role, Quenneville was the chief program officer for A New Leaf where she was responsible for outpatient counseling centers, program budgets and marketing. Quenneville has experience managing budgets upwards of $500 million, coordinated volunteer programs and acted as the organization’s spokesperson.

“We are thrilled to welcome Cindy to Sojourner Center,” said JFCS president and CEO Dr. Lorrie Henderson. “She is a proven servant leader and with her expertise in the nonprofit sector of healthcare, she will be invaluable asset to the growth of our mission.”

About Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that strengthens the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare and social services to all ages, faiths and backgrounds. JFCS’ goal is for a future where families are strong, where elders are cared for and where children are safe. The dedication to the mission is strengthened by a commitment to core Jewish values that honor community and the continuity of the generations. More information is available at

About Sojourner Center
Sojourner Center is one of the largest, longest-running domestic violence shelters in the United States. Sojourner Center serves thousands of women, children and pets each year through its shelter, transitional housing and community outreach programs, child development center, health care clinic and lay legal advocacy programs. For more than 40 years, through its services to victims and survivors, education and prevention efforts aimed at youth and the community, advocacy, research and leadership, Sojourner Center leads the way to a world free from domestic violence.



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