Board of Directors elects new president, leadership

The Board of Directors elected a new president and slate of leadership at its January meeting.

CAAS Board of Directors President Kristin Haas

CAAS Board of Directors President Kristin Haas

Kristin Haas was elected to her first term as President. Kristin is the Data & Policy Coordinator at Project Hope, a Roxbury-based multi-service agency that serves homeless and low-income families. She is a Somerville resident and has been involved with CAAS for the past 4 years – first as a graduate intern and now as a board member. Kristin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Middlebury College and a Master’s degree in Urban Policy & Planning from Tufts University.

The following board members were also elected to leadership roles:

  • Judy Perlman - 1st Vice President
  • Erica Theberge - 2nd Vice President
  • Kate Byrne - Treasurer
  • Dan Futrell - Clerk

The board extended 2-year terms of board membership for the following members:

  • Dan J. Futrell, joined 2013
  • Guillermo Hamlin, joined 2015
  • Donna Haynes, joined 2013
  • Rev. Justin Hildebrandt, joined 2012
  • Judy Perlman, joined 2013

The following board members are continuing current terms:

  • Fran Latanowich
  • Matt Hartman
  • Mariah Contreras, Ph.D.
  • Greg Hagan
  • Nanci Baren

We appreciate the continued effort and commitment of our board members!

Kate Berliner