Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc

GLCAC Names New Chief Operating Officer

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. welcomes Bobette Williams as the agency’s new chief operating officer.


Williams comes to GLCAC with more than 16 years of experience in non-profit operations, relationship building and community engagement.


“Bobbi brings a wealth of expertise and compassion to the agency,’’ said GLCAC Executive Director Evelyn Friedman. “We are thrilled she has joined our team and look forward to her steady hand and positive outlook as the agency continues to serve the region’s most vulnerable population.’’


Williams has previously served as the COO at the Westport Weston Family YMCA in Connecticut and the executive director of the YMCA of Greater Boston, North Suburban Branch. She has also worked at The Granite YMCA in Manchester, N.H.


In her new role, Williams will partner with Friedman to lead GLCAC. She will work directly with the agency’s senior management team and program directors to ensure the smooth operation of all programs.


GLCAC is a multi-faceted social services agency that assisted 32,648 individuals in 2018 through a range of programs including early childhood education, fuel assistance, WIC nutrition assistance, immigration services, lead poisoning prevention, child abuse prevention, English-language lessons, and consumer protection.


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