HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pa Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state leader in child abuse prevention, announced the appointment of Dr. Rosalind Lee to serve as its Board of Directors Vice Chair today.
“Our organization is delighted and very fortunate to have Dr. Lee assume the role of Vice Chair on our Board of Directors,” Angela Liddle, President, and CEO of PFSA. “Throughout Dr. Lee’s extensive career, she has always been known for being innovative and a strong advocate of children and families. Because of her leadership and guidance, I am confident that PFSA will be better positioned to ensure that in 2023, Pennsylvania creates a culture where our children can grow up in an environment that is free from abuse.”
Dr. Lee, a city of Philadelphia resident, currently serves as Regional Director of Pennsylvania Operations for Progressive Life Center (PLC). Founded in 1983, PLC is a community-based organization dedicated to improving the delivery of mental health services to individuals and families. The organization provides culturally competent, evidence-based, and family-centered services to youth and families living in the cities of Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., as well as in portions of Maryland and Delaware.
Prior to Dr. Lee’s role at PLC, she worked as a child welfare administrator, therapist, trainer, quality improvement analyst, social worker, and family services advocate. She has more than 28 years of experience in the field of human services.
“I am proud to serve as the Vice Chair of PFSA’s Board of Directors,” said Dr. Lee. “PFSA is synonymous with advocating for the prevention of child abuse through education and training. As a society, we need to foster an environment where professionals and families have support and resources they can turn to, and I am excited to help advance PFSA’s mission as the organization strives to create a better tomorrow for Pennsylvania’s children.”
Dr. Lee earned her Doctorate in Management from the University of Maryland, a Master of Arts in African American Studies from Temple University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Johnson C. Smith University. Over the years, Dr. Lee has served as a member on the Board of Director for the Pennsylvania Council of Child, Youth, and Family Services (PCCYFS); African American Chamber of Commerce PA/NJ/DE (AACC); Legacy of Love Foundation, Inc. (LOLF) and was the president of the Philadelphia Chapter of Johnson C. Smith University Alumni Association (PCJCSUAA).
ABOUT PFSA: The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) prevents child abuse and protects children from harm by helping parents learn positive parenting techniques, educating professionals and volunteers who work with children to recognize and report child abuse, and helping community members learn how they can play a positive role in keeping children safe. To learn more about our programs, schedule training, or make a donation, please visit pa-fsa.org, or call 800-448-4906.