MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Women’s Center, a premier organization in the Upper Peninsula serving people impacted by intimate partner violence, has selected Jennine Frazier as their next Executive Director (ED) after an extensive nationwide search.
Jennine comes to the Women’s Center from the Marquette Alger Resolution Service (MARS), where she has grown and expanded restorative practice programs in schools in Marquette and Alger counties. In her role as Executive Director at MARS, she has developed strong relationships with the court systems, law enforcement, school systems, and various government agencies.
A collaborative and innovative leader, Jennine has addressed the trauma of eviction, working with courts and landlords on an eviction diversion program to ensure people had a place to call home during the pandemic. Before returning to Marquette and joining MARS, Jennine worked for several years as a reading Elementary School Teacher and Art Teacher K-12 in Florida and Michigan.
“The Board of Directors of Women’s Center is delighted to appoint Jennine Frazier as the Executive Director,” said Wendy Rautio, Board Chair. “We believe that Jennine brings the empathy, dynamism, innovative approach, and collaborative nature necessary to guide the Women’s Center through the next phase of its growth.”
“I look forward to continuing my work through the Women’s Center in helping to make a direct positive impact in the lives of our community members who need us,” Frazier said.
Jennine will begin her role at the Women’s Center on June 12, 2023. For more information, please email Mary Moe at email@example.com
About the Women’s Center: The Women’s Center advocates for change in the larger society to eliminate bias and to enhance the ability of all individuals to be fully functioning members of society. The Women’s Center provides services in a non-judgmental and supportive manner to individuals as they make decisions for their lives. Services include therapy, counseling, legal advocacy, housing, and emergency shelter for survivors experiencing intimate partner violence and sexual assault.