SHAWN LACY (Vice President)
Shawn has a background in child advocacy, child welfare, early childhood education, intensive family services, behavioral health, human resources, leadership and organizational development. Advocating for children and families has been a consistent theme in her personal and professional journey. Having held several leadership roles before retiring, Shawn is now a certified trauma competent trainer with Lakeside Global Institute, facilitating the transfer of learning regarding trauma competent service provision for now trains medical & human service professionals and educators.
MORE ABOUT SHAWN LACY
An effective public speaker and a strong advocate for children, Ms. Lacy previously served as the Assistant Chief of the Philadelphia Defenders Association, Child Advocacy Unit. She has been a leader in the child welfare community, and has spent her career empowering families to rise to meet the many challenges of parenting, despite poverty and other stumbling blocks.