Community Connect Names Marie Davis CEO
Marie Davis, has accepted the role of the new CEO of Community Connect, currently celebrating its 50th year serving Riverside County, and most recently, San Bernardino County.
Marie’s resume includes over 20 years of planning, administration, communications, marketing and executive leadership experience in the nonprofit sector. Marie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from the University of Phoenix and has served on the board of several non-profit organizations.
“I am honored to have been selected as 211 Community Connect’s next CEO. It is a privilege to be part of an organization that provides caring, professional resources and advocacy to a comprehensive range of human services throughout Riverside County said Davis”. “We are an organization led by a purpose – to make lives better by giving support, offering vital resources and creating seamless connections, every day.
“We are incredibly excited to work with Marie,” says Aaron Norris, current Board Chair at Community Connect. “Her background in emergency services and preparedness is exactly what we need as we head into our 50th year and approach issues like increased collaboration, technology, and accessing health and human services throughout the county.”
Community Connect’s mission is to “help those in need with those that can help.” Any citizen of Riverside County that dials 2-1-1 is connected not only to Community Connect’s seven different programs, but a huge database of nonprofits, government programs, and county resources to address that family’s needs.
“By calling 2-1-1, a caller is met with a trained operator that can give that person access to a multitude of resources from multiple agencies in one single call that are closest to them,” says …
The organization houses 211 Riverside County, HELPline, the Alternative Sentencing Program (ASP), the Housing Assistance Program, the Long-Term Care Ombusdman Program, the Transportation Assistance Program, and the Nonprofit Resource center.