Renee Fellinger was named managing director of practice and operations for Child and Family Services.
In this role, Fellinger
is responsible for quality assurance and for Council on Accreditation compliance.
team are responsible for assessing field office practice and overseeing the documentation, evaluation and spread of best practices.
has worked with, or on behalf of, at-risk youth and families for 30 years, working in various settings, including child welfare, education, employment, drug and alcohol treatment, and mental health.
duties have ranged from direct services to program development, implementation and management.
She joined Casey Family Programs in 2000 as a senior enterprise development specialist, and has had several positions, including senior director of Knowledge Management, which she held most recently.
In their new roles, Sellars and Fellinger
will help ensure that the innovations developed and the experiences learned within Casey Family Programs
' direct services work can be shared with child welfare systems throughout the country.
"Patsy and Renee have proven themselves to be dedicated, pragmatic and extremely effective leaders, and therefore have earned widespread admiration among staff," said Marva Hammons, executive vice president of Child and Family Services.