Port Huron, MI — Blue Water Safe Horizons has announced the hiring of a new Executive Director. Elizabeth Sawielski will be starting her new job this week.
Sawielski has held several leadership roles with non-profits. She has worked as the Vice President of Social Responsibility at the YMCA of the Blue Water Area. She also has experience with the March of Dimes, American Cancer Society, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
James A. Jones, Chairperson of the Board of Directors at Blue Water Safe Horizons, said, “Elizabeth can be described as enthusiastic, creative, and motivated with a passion for training, inspiring, and empowering others.”
Blue Water Safe Horizons works to “increase awareness of intimate-partner and sexual violence and its effect on the community, to empower those victimized by providing advocacy and safe effective services, and to work for social change through education and community collaboration.”
Jones said that Sawielski will be leading the staff, which is already well-experienced, in reaching their current goals and furthering the efforts in the community.
Reporting for WGRT – Jennie McClelland