HUNTINGTON, NY - March 31, 2011 - Family Service League has named Katharine Posillico McGowan to its Board of Directors according to an announcement by Karen Boorshtein, president and chief executive officer of the Huntington, NY-based social services organization.
Ms. Posillico McGowan, a Huntington resident, is owner of Katharine Jessica Interior Design with locations in Manhattan and on Long Island. Her work has been recognized in a number of national and regional design publications including Distinction Magazine and New York Spaces, who named her one of "10 New Designers Under 40 to Watch." She is a graduate of Lehigh University and has studied at the New York School of Interior Design.
No stranger to FSL, Ms. Posillico McGowan has served as a committee member and co-chair of Great Chefs of Long Island, FSL's premier fundraising event and has been active with the FSL Development Committee. She has also been involved with several other charitable organizations on Long Island and in New York City.
"Katharine's entrepreneurial spirit, business sense, and her great compassion will be an added plus to our board," said Ms. Boorshtein. "Her longstanding involvement with FSL will help strengthen our mission and her fundraising skills will help support FSL's programs and initiatives."
About Family Service League: Family Service League (FSL), founded in 1926, is a not-for-profit, community based human service agency assisting more than 47,000 people each year. FSL serves individuals from infancy through the senior years and families, and offers 46 programs in 15 locations. Family Service League has five Family Centers - located in Huntington, Huntington Station, Bay Shore, East Yaphank, and Riverhead -where families can come and receive assistance to address a broad range of needs. Other program sites are located throughout Long Island from Huntington to Greenport to East Hampton. FSL is credentialed by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services (COA) for meeting the highest standards of best practices and quality services for individuals and families. For more information, call 631.427.3700 or visit the Family Service League web site at www.fsl-li.org.
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