With this increased understanding, Amy has worked more closely with boards and staff to recognize and eliminate institutional racism, use a social justice lens for their work and institute diversity, equity and inclusion principles throughout their organizations, especially in hiring.
Throughout Amy’s career in non-profit management, organizational development and redesign has been central to her approach. Amy works extensively with boards and committees, reviewing their structures and making operational changes necessary to achieving their goals. She assesses organizational challenges and opportunities to create positive impact and produce systemic change through both short and long-term action plans and restructure and/or create new and sustainable systems for organizations to improve their service delivery and increase their productivity.
Amy has a BA from Douglass College, Rutgers University, and an MSW and MA in Community Development, both from Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University. Amy has maintained her connection with the men at the Monroe Correctional Complex, as a volunteer Chaplain. She lives with her husband, children and two dogs in Bellevue, WA.
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About Valtas Group
Valtas Group works as Interim Executive Directors, supporting organizations in times of transition and helps organizations navigate uncertainty during leadership change.
Valtas Group also leads the search process in partnership with the board and staff leadership, as consultants for recruiting and search to support organizations identify the ideal Executive Director or leader.
Valtas Group partners with board members and senior nonprofit leaders on a variety of strategic consulting assignments. Valtas Group has a variety of comprehensive resources to guide your transition needs. Contact us to learn about executive interim and placement services.
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