FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2021
CONTACT: Gustavo Caraveo | Gustavo@childadvocatessv.org
MILPITAS, CA — Child Advocates of Silicon Valley is pleased to announce the appointment of new board member, Alicia Partee, CEO and Founder of Generation Mobility AS.
“Alicia is a wonderful addition to our board. Her experience in strategic management combined with her ‘people-first’ mindset will be essential towards the agency’s efforts to recruit diverse candidates while increasing engagement with current volunteers. ” said Frederick J. Ferrer, CEO of Child Advocates. “Additionally, as a highly driven and customer-centric professional, Alicia will help us ensure our foster youth and their assigned CASA Volunteers will have access to enriching resources and environments.”
Having diverse leadership experience in designing and cultivating an organization’s infrastructure, Partee leverages an entrepreneurial approach to creating and implementing innovative ideas. Her deep knowledge in community building will help Child Advocates develop strategies to create and strengthen collaborations with diverse organizations in Silicon Valley to support foster youth.
Child Advocates has a diverse, active board that represents a range of professional expertise in technology, child welfare, law, business planning, accounting and fundraising. It is the Board’s responsibility to provide counsel and oversight in the direction and operation of Child Advocates as well as raise awareness of our CASA program to help recruit potential volunteers and donors.
About Alicia Partee
Alicia Partee is the CEO and Founder of Generation Mobility AS. She is driven by a single, powerful vision: to break down the barriers that prevent people and businesses from thriving globally and to use technology to scale the solution. For over 20 years, Alicia worked in the disruptive, fast-paced world of Silicon Valley, where she led projects and teams at Fortune 500s, startups, and non-profit organizations.
About Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley is an independent nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization created in 1986. We serve children aged birth to 21 years old who are placed in the Santa Clara County Dependency Court System for having experienced trauma in the form of abuse, neglect and/or abandonment. We are responsible for operating the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program in Santa Clara County according to the national guidelines, which entails recruiting, training and supporting CASA Volunteers. We are an affiliate of the National CASA Association. To learn more, please visit ChildAdvocatesSV.org.