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Outreach Team

Development Director:

Elaine Witt

Elaine Witt, Development and Outreach Director, joined CJFS in December 2015. Elaine oversees outreach programs, fund development and activities that increase community awareness of CJFS and its services. A former journalist, Elaine has practiced public relations since 2005 and has earned the designation Accredited in Public Relations (APR). Elaine holds a Bachelor's Degree from New College at the University of Alabama.

Interim Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator:

Lise Grace 

Lise, Assistant Program Director for our CARES respite program, is currently also serving as Interim Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator.  Lise coordinates our Senior Grocery Initiative and Farmers to Family program, through which volunteeers deliver nutritious food to low-and moderate-income older adults. Lise also coordinates food collection for our food closet. 

Communications and Marketing Coordinator:

Stephanie Sklar

Stephanie Sklar works directly with Development Director, Elaine Witt, to raise community awareness of CJFS through various modes of Communications and Marketing.  She holds a Master's Degree in Education from Samford University. Stephanie joined the CJFS team in April of 2015.