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June 5: Meet Karen Anderson, New Executive Director of the ACLU-NC

June 5: Meet Karen Anderson, New Executive Director of the ACLU-NC

The Board of Directors of the ACLU of North Carolina today announced that it has hired Karen Anderson as our organization's new Executive Director.

A passionate civil libertarian with a strong leadership background, Karen is joining us from New Hampshire, where she has spent the last 15 years as Director of Administration and Finance for the Office of the New Hampshire Public Defender. In that role, she had primary responsibility for all corporate, financial, and business matters, including strategic planning, human resources and more.

Karen is also no stranger to the ACLU: she currently serves as President of the Board of the ACLU of New Hampshire and previously served as that affiliate's representative on the National ACLU Board.

Karen will officially begin as Executive Director of the ACLU of North Carolina on July 25, but our members and supporters will have an opportunity to meet her in person at our annual membership meeting in just a few weeks. Please join us!

ACLU-NC Annual Membership Meeting
Introducing Executive Director Karen Anderson

Sunday, June 5, 3-4 p.m.
NC Advocates for Justice
1312 Annapolis Drive, Raleigh, NC 27608
RSVP today!

Karen's wide range of experience includes work as a human resources consultant in Denver, at various human resources positions at the University of Denver, and as a litigator with Gray & Hahn, PC. She previously worked in Rockford, Illinois, as Associate Director of Prarie Legal Services and in Washington, DC, as a litigation associate with Nixon, Hargraves, Devans & Doyle (now Nixon Peabody).

We are so pleased to have Karen join our dedicated and hardworking team in North Carolina.

Please join us in welcoming her to the new position on Sunday, June 5!

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