Serving over 44 U.S. states, Canada, Belgium, and the Netherlands, Challenge Day is on a mission to create a world where every person feels safe, loved and celebrated. Third Sector Company is proud to announce that Anne Wilson is serving as Interim Executive Director at the headquarters in Oakley, California.
”Challenge Day is thrilled to have Anne join us for this critical role,” said Victoria Gazulis, Challenge Day Board President. “She brings a wealth of experience and an amazing list of accomplishments in the non-profit sector. Anne will be instrumental in ensuring the continued growth and sustainability of the organization.”
Anne is a graduate of Third Sector Company’s Interim Executives Academy and joins Challenge Day after serving as CEO of United Way Bay Area for the last 20 years. Anne has earned a reputation for leading transformational social impact and implementing effective organizational change.
“It is my honor to join the Challenge Day team in its mission to create a world where every person in our communities feels safe, loved and celebrated,” shared Anne. “The passion and commitment of every board member and staff member that I have met has been inspiring. I look forward to working in partnership with them to grow Challenge Day’s impact and recruit its next permanent executive. This is an exciting opportunity for me because I believe that Challenge Day’s programs are needed now more than ever.”
All of the Third Sector Company community sends our best wishes to Anne and our thanks to the leadership at Challenge Day for putting their trust in the people, teachings and programs of Third Sector Company that have served community impact organizations over the past 20 years.
Challenge Day helps youth unlearn harmful habits, experience vulnerability as a pillar to restore strength, and enable them to experience the freedom of full expression through the lens of compassion, connection, and diversity. In the past 5 years, they have supported 300,000 students directly. In addition, they have worked with, 60,000 adults who work with youth. Thier work spans 44 U.S. states, 5 provinces in Canada, Belgium and Netherlands.
Third Sector Company and the graduates of Interim Executives Academy are available to provide vetted, highly-trained nonprofit interim executive leadership. From the training and experience at Interim Executives Academy, the graduates can provide a series of protocols and deliverables to ensure a successful interim leader engagement. They will also have access to mentorship and coaching through our community of interim leadership professionals.
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