Coastal Women’s Shelter (CWS) is proud to announce the appointment of Amanda Delgado as Executive Director for the agency. Mrs. Delgado, who has a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Wichita State University, has been with the Coastal Women’s Shelter for four years of dedicated work.
Most recently Mrs. Delgado has held the position of Shelter Director. While at the shelter Mrs. Delgado created a safe, friendly, and warm environment for survivors of domestic violence seeking housing on a temporary basis while guiding a caring, devoted, and compassionate staff. Prior to this Mrs. Delgado held the Prevention and Education Coordinator position heading up the pivotal CWS New Beginnings Program for domestic violence survivors. The New Beginnings Program provides a wide range of resources for personal growth and change for survivors.
“We conducted a broad search for a new Executive Director, and the Coastal Women’s Shelter Board of Directors found that we had the most outstanding candidate among our dedicated and devoted staff. We have complete confidence in Mrs. Delgado's ability to lead this organization. She brings a breadth of knowledge along with the necessary sensitivities to effectively work with anyone dealing with domestic violence,” comments Mary Beth Fennell, President of the Board of Director of the Coastal Women’s Shelter.
“I feel very honored to be selected as the new Executive Director of Coastal Women’s Shelter. In this role, I am proud to lead this agency and staff to strengthen CWS service delivery in the wide area we serve in Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties. I look forward to working with CWS staff, partners and the community at large in this new capacity,” comments Amanda Delgado, Executive Director of Coastal Women’s Shelter.