(PHOENIX – May 1, 2018) – The Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) Governance Board is pleased to announce that Pam Meyer and Karen Owens have each been elected to serve a three-year term. The role of the Governance Board is to carry out JFCS’ mission to strengthen the community by providing quality behavioral health and social services to people of all ages in accordance with a Jewish value system that cares for all humanity.
“We are thrilled to have both Pam and Karen join our organization in this important volunteer leadership role here at Jewish Family & Children’s Service,” said Lorrie Henderson, PhD, MBA, president and CEO of JFCS.
Meyer is a Scottsdale resident and a long-time community volunteer. Working with a variety of organizations, the JFCS mission aligns with her commitment to helping children, families, the elderly and the disabled.
“I learned at a very young age to help those in need and I am honored to join the Board for JFCS. I look forward to working with such a worthwhile organization,” said Meyer.
Owens, an attorney with Coppersmith Brockelman in Phoenix, represents a variety of organizations in the health care industry including hospitals, clinics and other providers.
“As an attorney whose practice focuses on health care, I know first-hand the importance of social services organizations like JFCS and the role they play in our communities. I am honored to join the Governance Board, lending my knowledge and expertise as needed,” said Owens.
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 quality behavioral health and social services to children, families and adults of all ages, in accordance with a Jewish value system that cares for all humanity. 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.