American Humane Association, the nation’s voice for the protection of children and animals, announced today that Ms. Pat Reynolds-Hubbard has been named Vice President of Child Welfare Programming.
“As a nationally recognized leader in the field of child welfare, Pat brings tremendous experience, knowledge and insight to American Humane Association,” said American Humane Association Senior Vice President of Child Welfare Sonia Velazquez. “For more than 40 years, Pat has been at the forefront of cutting-edge initiatives to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. She has also been recognized for her unique ability to mobilize others to take action on issues instrumental to child welfare. I am delighted to have a leader of her caliber joining our team and working hand in hand with our program and project staff. She will be a huge asset to our organization as we continue to work for the safety, permanency, and wellbeing of children.”
Reynolds-Hubbard has an extensive background in the field of child welfare. Prior to joining American Humane Association, she was a permanency consultant for the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Child Welfare Strategy Group. Her experience also includes positions as the founding director of the California Permanency for Youth Project, co-chair of the California Disproportionality and Disparity Breakthrough Series, deputy director of child welfare for San Francisco County and executive director of the Black Adoption Placement and Research Center. Reynolds-Hubbard has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, a master’s degree in social work from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree in public health from Harvard University.
“I look forward to overseeing American Humane Association’s child welfare programs and enhancing the ability of local organizations and public agencies to respond effectively to the needs of vulnerable children,” said Reynolds-Hubbard. “Backed by solid research and sound public policy activities, our programs will continue to develop and promote practices and foster results that are in the best interest of children and their families.”
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