Beth Bowman has been hired as the organization’s first Community Impact Officer. In this role, Ms. Bowman is responsible for working with grantees and partners to build lasting change across the Cape and Islands through focused strategies and sustainable projects. Ms. Bowman is a licensed independent clinical social worker with nearly 20 years of experience in the settings of substance abuse, mental health, and child welfare. Most recently, she served as Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Performance Management and Accountability at the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. There she provided leadership in the development and implementation of performance improvement and accountability work. She has a B.A. from Drew University and holds a Master in Social Services from Bryn Mawr College.
“With the addition of Beth to the team, we have opened doors to new possibilities”, says CEO Barbara Milligan. “Beth has the expertise and skills we need to execute our overarching goal, which is to nurture safe, diverse, and viable communities where families thrive”.
Cape and Islands United Way unites people to improve lives, strengthen communities, and create lasting change on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. Donations may be made online at uwcapecod.org or by calling 508-775-4746.