MARY ELIZABETH INN BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPOINTS
INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MEI
San Francisco, CA (February 7, 2011) -The Mary Elizabeth Inn (MEI) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Carol Patterson, Dr.P.H., as Interim Executive Director of MEI. Dr. Patterson will begin her interim role on February 1, 2011 while MEI conducts a national search to find a permanent executive director.
Dr. Patterson leaves her position as the director of Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations at Dominican University of California to join MEI. She has held executive positions in both the public and private sectors in Bay Area organizations.
"The Board enthusiastically welcomes Carol as Interim Executive Director," said Mary Glide, newly elected MEI chair and the great-great-granddaughter of Lizzie Glide, who established MEI. "We believe she brings the right combination of skills to maintain the quality of services and to ensure stability of the organization while we search for a permanent executive director." The Board has contracted with Compass Point Non-Profit Services to assist in the search process.