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Maryland's Preeminent Domestic Violence Agency Announces New Organizational Changes
Date:4/14/2010

The House Of Ruth Maryland has appointed a new executive director, Sandi Timmins. Under Timmins’ wing, the organization is taking major steps toward reinventing its client care model, offering more centralized support to battered women who are rebuilding their lives.

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 13, 2010 -- The House Of Ruth Maryland today announced taking significant steps toward repositioning the agency to ensure its future, and the future of domestic violence victims and their families. Holly Edington, president of the agency’s Board announced the changes and the reason for those changes in a letter to supporters that was mailed over the weekend. She stated:

“What started in 1977 as a grassroots effort in a small row house in downtown Baltimore has grown to become one of America’s most comprehensive and respected domestic violence programs. Like many service organizations, the House Of Ruth’s growth has happened organically – often with limited funds, but always with a healthy abundance of attitude and street sense. However, the economic downturn in 2008 made it clear that life, as we knew it, had changed. To survive in the new world order, the House Of Ruth Maryland had to apply the same critical eye to itself as it did to those who, over the years, stood in the way of ending violence against women and their children ...”

Among the changes referred to by Edington is the appointment of a new executive director, Sandi Timmins who assumed the role of interim executive director in November 2009, following the resignation of former executive director, Carole Alexander. Timmins has 2
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