Episcopal Relief & Development Announces Election of Three New Board Members

The organization is pleased to welcome Ms. Putney Cloos, Mr. Paul Faeth and the Rt. Rev. Héctor Monterroso on the Board of Directors

NEW YORK, 04 January 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to welcome Ms. Putney cloos, Sir. Paul faeth and the right. Rev. Héctor Monterroso on the Board of Directors, from January 1, 2022.

“I am delighted to welcome Putney, Paul and Bishop Héctor to the Board of Directors at this pivotal time”, declared Teri lawver, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Their extensive experience in communications, climate work and program development, along with their deep commitment to Episcopal Relief & Development, will be vital as we move forward in the organization’s next strategic plan. “

M / s. Putney cloos is Senior Vice President and Head of Global Marketing for Cision, a global leader in public relations and communications technology and intelligence. Prior to this position, she held various marketing management positions at American Express and was a partner at McKinsey & Company where she was recognized for her expertise in marketing and sales strategy. She also sits on the board of directors of the Quissett Harbor Preservation Trust and actively supports the Lulu & Leo Fund and its Choose Creativity program.

Mr. Paul faeth is the global technical director for climate and energy at Abt Associates, a major implementing partner of USAID and other US and international environment and development agencies. He was previously director of the Cadmus Group, working on issues related to water, energy and climate change, internationally and nationally. He has over 35 years of experience in environmental research and management, economic and political analysis and advocacy, particularly in the development of innovative policies that promote the sustainable use of water resources and energy development. .

Right Reverend Héctor Monterroso is assistant bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. His current ministry includes the strengthening and growth of Hispanic congregations and new missionary communities. Bishop Monterroso oversees the southern region of the diocese, which includes 52 churches and several development programs. It coordinates interfaith and ecumenical efforts, supports the process and development of a multicultural presence in congregations, and promotes the call to ordained ministry, identifying vocational leaders within local Hispanic ministry.

“Episcopal Relief & Development is run by an incredibly talented board of directors,” said Rob radtke, President and CEO, Episcopal Relief & Development. “I am deeply grateful to them for sharing their gifts, expertise and knowledge to help expand the organization’s work in the priority areas of women, children and climate. I look forward to working with Putney, Paul and Bishop Héctor and know they will be active on the Council. “

Episcopal Relief & Development, a 501 (c) (3) operating under the General Convention of the Episcopal Church, is governed by a board of directors that includes clergy and lay leaders from across the country. New board members are appointed by the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church and by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Episcopal Relief & Development in consultation with the Governance Committee of the Board of Trustees. The Council votes on new members and elections take effect when ratified by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. Council members are encouraged to serve three-year terms beginning January 1, which can be renewed once. Additional information on the board can be found here.

ABOUT EMERGENCY AND EPISCOPAL DEVELOPMENT
For more than 80 years, Episcopal Relief & Development has worked with its supporters and partners for lasting change in the world. Each year, the organization facilitates healthier and more fulfilling lives for nearly 3 million people struggling with hunger, poverty, disaster and disease. Inspired by Jesus’ words in Matthew 25, Episcopal Relief & Development draws on the expertise and resources of Anglican and other partners to bring about measurable and lasting change in three flagship program areas: women, children and weather.

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