Friday, August 7, 2009

CARA Names New Executive Director

CARA has named Valerie Bushey as its new Executive Director. Thanks to Bill Fitzgerald who has served as interim director. CARA's announcement follows (Courtesy of the CARA Newsletter).

CARA Welcomes New Executive Director

The CARA Staff and Board of Directors would like to welcome our new Executive Director, Valerie Bushey.

Valerie came to CARA from the Women's Sports Foundation where she was the Director of the GoGirlGo! Chicago Regional Office. Previous to that she held leadership positions with the Department of Defense, the Chicago Park District and the National Educational Service. She holds a Master's degree in Sports Management from Indiana University and a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Augustana College.

Valerie is also a two time collegiate Track & Field All American in the Heptathlon and is originally from the great city of Chicago.

Please make sure to welcome Valerie when you see her at CARA events. She can be reached at valerie@cararuns.org.

We are very excited to have her on board!

4 comments:

Joseph said...

Welcome. Not to be smart, but maybe one of the first things you could do is update the Cara website: as of 8/9 there is no notice of your appointment, and Bill Fitzgerald is still listed as the Interim Director.

Bob Richards said...

I assume the "you" refers to Valerie.

Joseph said...

Yes.Thanks for posting the notice.

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