Searching for a Special Executive Director

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in executive director, family support, King County, King County FSO | Comments Off on Searching for a Special Executive Director

The search process has begun for the first Executive Director of Guided Pathways – Support for Youth and Families! The Executive Director (ED) will be a special leader; someone who can think strategically and with vision, is passionate about peer-to-peer support, and has an in-depth knowledge of the systems of care in King County. They will have had lived-experience, as a parent or kinship caregiver of a child/youth with behavioral, mental health, or substance abuse challenges. As the staff leader of a new organization, they will need the experience to develop and grow the...

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New Nonprofit Is Official!

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in family support, family support organization, King County, King County FSO | Comments Off on New Nonprofit Is Official!

The idea of a new family support organization has become a reality.  Now called Guided Pathways – Support for Youth and Families, the FSO is officially a new nonprofit corporation in Washington state! The Board selected the name and developed the  mission statement after receiving survey feedback from parents, providers and other community members. The name reflects the mission of the organization: We are families helping families. We empower and support families and youth struggling with behavioral, emotional, or substance abuse challenges  in navigating resources to...

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Articles of Incorporation Signed!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Articles of Incorporation Signed!

Toasting a major milestone! L to R: Crystal P. Sidra, Sunny, Sharon, Clara The steering committee took a giant step towards becoming a legal nonprofit organization. The FSO articles of incorporation were signed at the June 26th committee meeting held at the Newport Way Library in Bellevue. The incorporation documents will be submitted to the State of Washington Secretary of State’s office for filing. Approval of the new FSO as a legal entity is expected in early July. We are right on track with the 2012 Key Tasks timeline! Karen & Kathleen –...

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