Habitat for Humanity PEH Announces New Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity Prince Edward Hastings (Habitat PEH) is pleased to announce the selection of Glenn May-Anderson as its new Executive Director.
Habitat PEH Board Chair Jill Raycroft says, “During a year of revisioning our mission and role towards providing solutions in a growing housing crisis in our region, we embarked on an extensive selection process to rebuild the Habitat team. We are excited to welcome Glenn to our Habitat for Humanity affiliate, and look forward to working with him. Glenn shares our enthusiasm for the purpose and future of Habitat PEH and our respect for the trust that communities and stakeholders place in our organization. He joins Cassandra Boniface, who joined us as our Community Engagement Manager a couple of months ago.”
Glenn May-Anderson has been a committed member of the Prince Edward Hastings region since moving to Belleville in 2004. He has extensive experience in the housing sector, retail operations, strategic planning, board governance, and public relations. As Executive Director, May-Anderson will provide Habitat PEH with provide professional leadership of the affiliate’s day-to-day operations, fundraising, and stakeholder, government, and public relations.
May-Anderson says, “I am deeply honoured and very excited about the opportunity to serve the many communities within Prince Edward and Hastings Counties through Habitat for Humanity’s services. Housing is a critical issue, and the board and I firmly believe that we can be an important part of helping solve the crisis we are facing in our region. I am eager to work with our dedicated volunteers, donors, staff, social services agencies, the housing community, and local and regional governments to help eliminate poverty housing and make our region a place where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.”
Habitat for Humanity Prince Edward Hastings was formed in 1994 and began operations in 1995. Our goal is the elimination of poverty housing and homelessness throughout Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. Habitat for Humanity invites volunteers to work together in partnership with families in need, providing a “hand-up” – not a hand-out. The Habitat PEH Affiliate is currently building housing for four families in Quinte West, and operates through in-kind and cash donations from our community, as well as revenue generated from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore located at 365 Bell Boulevard in Belleville. Internationally, Habitat has built more than 500,000 homes in over 80 countries around the world. To find out more, visit http://habitatpeh.org