The Grand Island Community Foundation announced a new Executive Director.
The position has been vacant since mid June. Their former Executive Director resigned after an audit showed thousands were missing from the company. Nobody was charged and that investigation is on –going.
The foundation wants to move forward. The Grand Island Community Foundation's board of directors hired Tamara Morris to serve as their new Executive Director.
Morris wants to focus on covering community interest, and has over 19 years of experience in private and non-profit business.
Morris said "I love the fact that there are so many different ways I'm going to be able to make a difference. I'm going to with an outstanding board."
The foundation gives scholarships for youth in the community, and has helped create 170 other charitable funds.
Lynn Cronk, president of their board of directors said "An executive director is the thread of continuity. The connecting point… We need a leader to help pull us all together and establish direction."
Tamara Morris will take on the new role on September 10.