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Posted January 31, 2006
Amanda Kay Erekson, Executive Transition Committee member; Operations
Esq., Acting Chair, Executive Transition Committee; Board Member;
MAVIN FOUNDATION REOPENS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH UNTIL FEBRUARY 28,
(Seattle) The MAVIN Foundation has reopened its search
for qualified applicants to fill the role of Executive Director. Last
fall, MAVIN founder/president Matt Kelley announced his intent to step
down at the end of January 2006. In response, the Foundation's Board
of Directors assembled an Executive Transition Committee (ETC) comprised
of Board, staff and community volunteer representatives.
A national search yielded a strong pool of applicants from across the
nation. Applicants represented a diverse cross-section of personal and
professional backgrounds. Due to the position's importance, however,
the ETC has elected to reopen the process for one month to encourage
additional excellent candidates to come forward.
"MAVIN's next executive director must provide superb leadership
at a critical juncture for the organization, as well as for the greater
mixed heritage community," says Joe Sakay, the ETC's Acting Chair
and MAVIN Foundation Board member. He continues, "We are extending
the search to ensure that we conduct an exhaustive selection process."
Qualified candidates must submit their application no later than February
28, 2006, although the Committee will review applications on a rolling
basis. To support the process, MAVIN Foundation's current president,
Matt Kelley, has agreed to stay on in his current capacity until the
end of February.
Download a PDF version of the Job Description
and Position Announcement.
MAVIN Foundation builds healthy communities that celebrate and empower
mixed heritage people and families. Since 1998, MAVIN has invested over
$2.5 million into innovative and award-winning projects
focused on mixed heritage people, transracial adoptees and multiracial
families. For more information, visit www.mavinfoundation.org.
For more information, email Amanda
or call 206 622 7101.
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The MAVIN Foundation Executive Transition Committee (ETC)
Kelly Bates, Esq. (Chair)
Joseph A. G. Sakay, Esq. (Acting-Chair)
Lisette Austin, MA
Sashya Clark, MSW
Amanda Kay Erekson
Mariya Rubbelke, MBA PHR