The Board of Directors of Character Counts Mid Shore is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Weber as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ms. Weber succeeds the organization’s longtime leader, Susan Luby, who retired last month.
“We’re exceptionally pleased that Lauren has taken on this leadership role,” said Richard M. Potter, Jr., President of Character Counts Mid Shore’s Board of Directors. “Lauren comes to Character Counts Mid Shore with a wealth of experience that I believe will be beneficial to the organization’s growth as we move forward in this next chapter of providing character development everywhere to everyone all the time.”
Lauren Weber joins Character Counts Mid Shore as a seasoned nonprofit executive with a background in nonprofit governance and a passion for investing in today’s youth to build the leaders of tomorrow. She brings an innovative approach and expertise in organization building to Character Counts Mid Shore through her past experience engaging community partners, developing educational programming, and leading organizations through strategic growth. Most recently, Ms. Weber served as the Director of Development for an independent school on the Eastern Shore. Before that, she was both a small business owner and the president of a nonprofit organization providing resources to support educational equity by narrowing opportunity gaps for at-risk youth populations.
“As a proud and long-time leader of nonprofit organizations, I have been privileged to witness firsthand the impact of engaged adults investing in young people. Together, we can build a bright tomorrow for our community’s youth and it is in this spirit that I begin my work at the Character Counts Mid Shore. I am excited to collaborate with this organization’s exceptional and visionary Board of Directors,” says Lauren. “Character Counts Mid Shore has a strong history of providing high-quality character development programming to the young people of Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester counties, often with life-changing results. I look forward to working alongside our dedicated, passionate volunteers who have selflessly given of their time and talents to reinforce the lifelong value, importance, and relevance of strong moral character in the lives of those we serve.”
Character Counts Mid Shore is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to develop positive character in all aspects of our lives. Character Counts Mid Shore was established in 1998 to foster positive character development through delivering citizen-driven character enrichment programs to students in grades K-12 in Maryland’s Talbot, Dorchester, and Caroline Counties.
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