National Assembly of Health and Human Service Organizations Selects Irv Katz as President, CEO

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Volunteers of America

    WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Assembly of Health and
 Human Service Organizations today announced that Irv Katz has been appointed
 president and CEO.
     Katz had been group vice president for community impact at United Way of
 America, before assuming his duties April 2 with the National Assembly.
     Volunteers of America President Charles Gould, chairman of the board of
 the National Assembly said, "The selection of Irv Katz provides strong
 leadership and vision as health and human services organizations work together
 to help solve some of the nation's most important social challenges.  He
 brings a wealth of senior management experience in this field."
     Prior to joining United Way of America, Katz was president and CEO of
 United Way of Central Indiana.  Previously, he served as executive director of
 historic Concord Center in Indianapolis, Ind., and as director of development
 for a federation of neighborhood centers.
     Katz holds a masters degree from Indiana University, where he specialized
 in planning and management, and an undergraduate degree in English.  He is on
 the National Advisory Board for America's Promise, and active in community
 affairs.  He succeeds Gordon Raley who served as president of the National
 Assembly for more than a decade.
     The National Assembly of Health and Human Service Organizations is an
 association of national nonprofit organizations, established in 1923, that
 works to advance the effectiveness, policy issues and the mutual goals of its
 members.  Its 60 members include: American Cancer Society, American Red Cross,
 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Boy Scouts of America, Boys and Girls
 Clubs of America, Catholic Charities USA, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., Goodwill
 Industries, Salvation Army, United Way of America, the YMCA, the YWCA and
 Volunteers of America.
 
     CONTACT:  Carl Ericson of the Volunteers of America, 703-341-5054.
 
 

SOURCE Volunteers of America
    WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Assembly of Health and
 Human Service Organizations today announced that Irv Katz has been appointed
 president and CEO.
     Katz had been group vice president for community impact at United Way of
 America, before assuming his duties April 2 with the National Assembly.
     Volunteers of America President Charles Gould, chairman of the board of
 the National Assembly said, "The selection of Irv Katz provides strong
 leadership and vision as health and human services organizations work together
 to help solve some of the nation's most important social challenges.  He
 brings a wealth of senior management experience in this field."
     Prior to joining United Way of America, Katz was president and CEO of
 United Way of Central Indiana.  Previously, he served as executive director of
 historic Concord Center in Indianapolis, Ind., and as director of development
 for a federation of neighborhood centers.
     Katz holds a masters degree from Indiana University, where he specialized
 in planning and management, and an undergraduate degree in English.  He is on
 the National Advisory Board for America's Promise, and active in community
 affairs.  He succeeds Gordon Raley who served as president of the National
 Assembly for more than a decade.
     The National Assembly of Health and Human Service Organizations is an
 association of national nonprofit organizations, established in 1923, that
 works to advance the effectiveness, policy issues and the mutual goals of its
 members.  Its 60 members include: American Cancer Society, American Red Cross,
 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Boy Scouts of America, Boys and Girls
 Clubs of America, Catholic Charities USA, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., Goodwill
 Industries, Salvation Army, United Way of America, the YMCA, the YWCA and
 Volunteers of America.
 
     CONTACT:  Carl Ericson of the Volunteers of America, 703-341-5054.
 
 SOURCE  Volunteers of America