Catholic Charities of Baltimore announces new President of the Board of Trustees
06 Feb 12 12:00 AM CST
Catholic Charities of Baltimore has announced that Katie Ryan Lekin will assume the role of President of the Board of Trustees. She has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2009.
Mrs. Ryan Lekin is currently the Senior Advisor to the Chancellor for the University System of Maryland, has an extensive history of accomplishments in state higher education, and previously served on the Maryland Business Roundtable (MBR) for Education Strategic Planning Committee. She has held senior leadership positions at the University System of Maryland for 15 years. Previously, she was the Associate Vice President for University Relations at the University of Baltimore.
Mrs. Ryan Lekin has served on the boards of numerous community and professional organizations, including the Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle; the House of Ruth; Women Together Inc.; the League of Women Voters, Baltimore City; and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Maryland Chapter. In 2000, she was honored by PRSA with a lifetime achievement award.
“Katie brings a wealth of experience in executive management and planning, as well as a passion for our work to improve the lives of people in need. Her personal dedication to making a difference is evident in all that she does. In addition to sharing her expertise on a variety of boards and our committees, she regularly reaches out to the women at My Sister’s Place Women’s Center in the dining program. I am inspired and honored by her leadership and service,” said William J. McCarthy, Jr., Executive Director.
Catholic Charities is Maryland’s largest private provider of human services, offering assistance to children and families, seniors, people impacted by poverty, and people with developmental disabilities — without regard to religion, race or other circumstances. The more than 80 programs of Catholic Charities improve lives by providing support, services, and opportunities to hundreds of thousands of Marylanders each year.
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