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Someplace Safe names Sheila Korby as Executive Director

The Someplace Safe Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have selected Sheila Korby as the new Executive Director of Someplace Safe. Korby has been with Someplace Safe for over 8 years, and was previously serving at the Director of Program services, as well as Interim Executive Director since October. She brings a wide array of expertise and experience in the field of crime victim services, as well as a firm understanding of and belief in the mission of the organization. Sheila currently serves on the Board of Directors of Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota, the Commission on Judicial Selection as the Seventh Judicial District Non-Attorney member to the Commission, and was recently honored by the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project with the 2011 Journey of Hope Award for advocacy. She graduated from Minnesota State University at Moorhead with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Political Science. Someplace Safe Board President, Allen Wittrock congratulated Sheila on her appointment and "wished her every success as she moves into officially overseeing Someplace Safe's programming and work throughout the region". Korby's appointment as Executive Director of Someplace Safe takes effect immediately. You may contact her directly at 218-739-3486 #6 or sheila.k@someplacesafe.info. Congratulations to Sheila and all the best on your new endeavors!  

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