National Children's Alliance Announces New Member to the Board of Directors

Friday, January 2, 2015

Adam Rosenberg to serve as Children's Advocacy Center Director Representative
National Children's Alliance
Washington, D.C.

Effective January 1, 2015, National Children’s Alliance welcomes Adam Rosenberg to the organization’s board of directors. Rosenberg will serve a three-year term as the Children’s Advocacy Center Director representative.

Rosenberg currently serves as the executive director of the Baltimore Child Abuse Center, a Baltimore-based Children’s Advocacy Center accredited through National Children’s Alliance. He brings a broad spectrum of knowledge to the National Children’s Alliance board, including legal expertise, as well as experience in advocacy, fundraising, political insight, leadership development, and creating and managing public awareness campaigns.

“Adam is highly respected among his peers who serve in leadership roles with Children’s Advocacy Centers across the nation. He has generously given of his time over the years to present at our Leadership Conference, assist with our Urban Forum, and strongly support NCA legislative efforts.  We are thrilled to work with Adam in this new capacity and look forward to adding his wealth of knowledge and experience to our Board,” remarked Teresa Huizar, Executive Director of National Children’s Alliance.

“Over my 17-year career, I have focused on protecting those most vulnerable, while building systems and awareness to prevent future abuse,” Rosenberg said.  “The lessons I have learned in my leadership positions with nonprofit organizations and as an attorney have uniquely prepared me to help fulfill the mission of National Children’s Alliance. As we move into 2015, I look forward to working with National Children’s Alliance on leveraging our collective presence to build greater national partnerships and diversify our funding streams.”

Rosenberg joins the following members on the National Children’s Alliance board of directors:

David Betz – Manager of Security Operations, John Deere

Beth Brandes - Catawba County Social Services, retired

Ernestine Briggs-King – Director of Trauma Treatment and Research, Duke University Center for Child & Family Health

Jenny DiJames – Partner, Alignment Government Strategies

Karen Farst – Associate Director, Center for Children at Risk, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Justin Fitzsimmons – Program Manager - High Tech Crimes Training Services SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice and Statistics

Janet Fine – Project Director, National Vicarious Trauma Toolkit Project, Northeastern University

Karen Meyer – VP of Sales and Partnerships, CaféWell

For more information about National Children’s Alliance visit www.nationalchildrensalliance.org.

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National Children’s Alliance is the national association and accrediting body for the over 770 Children’s Advocacy Centers and 47 State Chapters serving each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Dedicated to helping local communities respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient, and put the needs of child victims of abuse first, National Children’s Alliance provides support and advocacy to its accredited membership, as well as numerous developing centers, multidisciplinary teams and child abuse professionals around the country, and the world. As the national authority on multidisciplinary approaches to supporting child victims of abuse, the purpose of National Children’s Alliance is to empower local communities to provide comprehensive, coordinated and compassionate services to victims of child abuse. Founded in 1990, National Children’s Alliance provides accreditation opportunities, financial assistance, training, technical assistance, research and education to communities, child abuse professionals and children’s advocacy centers throughout the United States in support of child abuse intervention, advocacy and prevention.