A public reception in honor of outgoing 's Chief Executive Officer Joan Campbell will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at The Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE in Bellevue.
Campbell is retiring from the position of CEO, which she held since 2009. She worked at Friends of Youth for 22 years, starting in program management before moving into higher profile roles in the organization.
Campbell was instrumental in expanding services for youth on the Eastside, for starting programs for homeless young girls, and for initiating the “Healthy Start” program—a collaboration between several organizations that serves young parents who are expecting or are caring for their first child.
Succeeding Campbell in the role of Chief Executive Officer is , former Chief Operating Officer at Friends of Youth.
The reception for Campell will include light refreshments and is open to the public. To reserve a spot, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before Aug. 16.
—Information from a Friends of Youth news release