SOURCE: Travelers Aid Family Services

Travelers Aid Family Services

June 03, 2009 15:38 ET

Bruce Liddell Selected as Executive Director at Travelers Aid Family Services

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 3, 2009) - Travelers Aid Family Services, one of the leading service providers to homeless families in Massachusetts, announced today that its Board of Directors has hired Bruce Liddell as the agency's newest Executive Director. Mr. Liddell follows in the footsteps of Richard Ring, who recently retired after heading the agency for more than 11 years.

"Travelers Aid Family Services has played a vital role for Boston's most disadvantaged families for 89 years. I look forward to my new responsibilities and tackling the many challenges that families are facing in these difficult economic times," said Bruce Liddell at Travelers Aid's May Board of Director's Meeting.

Mr. Liddell has a long history with Travelers Aid Family Services and is very familiar with the issues surrounding homelessness. He joined the Board of Directors in 1987 and has been serving as its President since 2003. While a member of the Board, Bruce served on the Affordable Housing, Finance, and Development Committees. His father, Charles Liddell, also served as the agency's Executive Director from 1975 to 1983. Prior to accepting this new position, Bruce culminated a 30 year career in Sales at IBM Corp. Most recently he was working in IBM's Software Sales Division out of Waltham, MA. Bruce received his Bachelors Degree and his MBA from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1978.

About Travelers Aid Family Services

Travelers Aid Family Services, one of the leading service providers to homeless families in Massachusetts, has developed a Continuum of Care that works to prevent homelessness as well as assist homeless families regain their self-sufficiency. In its work to end family homelessness last year, case managers supplied 447 low-income, homeless and at-risk families and their 986 children with preventative, emergency, transitional and permanent housing services in the Greater Boston area. The agency also provided emergency transportation to such varied locations as domestic violence shelters and employment opportunities as well as family reunification to an additional 1,523 homeless individuals, 264 families and 580 children. For additional information please visit http://www.tafsboston.org.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Brendon Stellman
    Travelers Aid Family Services
    617-542-7286 X249 (office phone)
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