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June 7, 2010 - Press Release
Kathy Spahn Elected as Chair of InterAction's Board

New York, NY - Kathy Spahn, President and CEO of Helen Keller International, was recently elected Chair of InterAction’s Board of Directors. She succeeds Jo Luck, president of Heifer International.

InterAction is a 190-member alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that works to focus U.S. development and humanitarian assistance on improving the conditions of the world’s poor and most vulnerable. It is a forum where prominent NGOs, global thought leaders, and policymakers work collectively to advance poverty alleviation and humanitarian relief efforts, working in close collaboration with the United States government.

In her new role, Kathy Spahn will lead the 22-person Board of Directors, which is comprised of CEOs of prominent International NGOs.

"It is an incredible honor to be elected as InterAction’s Chair," said Kathy Spahn. "InterAction is a powerful and unifying voice in our community, and a great vehicle to further the mission of member organizations, including HKI."

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