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Interlakes Community Caregivers announces new Executive Director

May 28, 2020
MOULTONBOROUGH — Interlakes Community Caregivers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Rachel Howard Saliba of Moultonborough has been named executive director of the nonprofit devoted to assisting local residents in their daily lives through rides and other support services.

"We're proud to welcome Rachel Saliba who will take over the executive director position in June from retiring Ann Sprague," stated David Hughes, Board President. "Rachel's skills, warm personality and experience leading programs for a number of non-profits will benefit our organization and are essential to this position as we move forward in our changing community."

Ms. Saliba will direct and oversee service delivery, fundraising, volunteer recruitment and management, and community relations for the Community Caregivers.

"I am honored to be named the Executive Director of Interlakes Community Caregivers," said Ms. Saliba. "This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to utilize my experience and leadership abilities to fulfill the mission of ICCI and make a difference in my community."

Ms. Saliba's background includes leadership positions at a variety of nonprofits. She most recently was Director of Institutional Stewardship and International Student Programs at Tilton School. After graduating from William Smith College, she worked for U.S. Congresswoman Claudine Schneider before becoming volunteer for the US Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic. Since then she has worked for various organizations including the Harvard School of Public Health, the Appalachian Mountain Club, Holderness School, Sage Hill School, Berwick Academy, and York Hospital. She has also served on the board or as a member of the United Way Community Impact Committee, Rotary International, Hall Memorial Library, and the Winnipesaukee Public Health Council. She lives in Moultonborough with her husband and three children.

The Search Committee received several applications from candidates for the executive director position. Over the past four months, the committee conducted a rigorous and thorough process of reviewing applications and holding interviews with well-qualified candidates. ICCI is grateful to the members of the Search Committee: Robin Woodaman, Marie Samaha and Connie Cunningham and Board President David Hughes and Board Vice President and Treasurer George Jewell.

Ms. Saliba will be working with the organization's current director in the month of June to ensure a smooth transition prior to June 25th when she officially takes over the position. To welcome Ms. Saliba, please email Director.Caregivers@gmail.com or call 253-9275, ext. 4 after June 25.

Interlakes Community Caregivers is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer program that provides rides for medical and personal appointments, grocery shopping and other direct services free of charge to assist our neighbors in their daily lives. For more information, visit their Web site at www.InterlakesCommunityCaregivers.org or follow them on Facebook.

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