One SAFE Place Board of Directors Announces New Executive Director

Redding, CA (March 10, 2017) – The Board of Directors of One SAFE Place announced today the
selection of Angela Jones as its new Executive Director, effective March 10, 2017. Jones has served
in increasing leadership roles at One SAFE Place for the last fourteen years. A selection was made
after a national search and selection process, during which Angela served as Interim Executive
Director following the retirement of Jean King. The executive recruitment generated interest from
over 50 applicants; after an extensive screening and interview process with a number of highly
qualified candidates, the Community Panel and Board stood unanimously behind Jones.
Board President, Jennifer Scarborough reported, “It is with great pleasure, that after a nationwide
search to fill the Executive Director’s position of One SAFE Place, we are happy to announce this
promotion. It became clear to our Search Committee in reviewing the many candidates that applied
for this position that our number one person for this role was here in our backyard. Angela has been
with One SAFE Place for some time and has been an instrumental part of making the significant
changes in our organization, as we have evolved into a leader as a nationally recognized model for
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault.”
“Over the past fourteen years, I have dedicated my life to helping others and improving our
community by leveraging relationships and working towards shared goals, Jones said. This position
will allow me to use my vision, drive, and unique skills to influence, align, and mobilize new and
existing partner networks to continue our mission and lead the Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault
field to recognizing and utilizing our unique model of service. It is my goal to expand the capacity of
One SAFE Place by focusing on improving the conditions of the community through partner, donor,
and funder relationships and collaboration.”

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Contact: Angela Jones
Phone: 530-244-0118 ext 205
Email: angelaj@ospshasta.org