Friends of Youth welcomes two new board members

January 21, 2014

By Staff

Joan McBride

Joan McBride

Friends of Youth recently announced that community leaders Joan McBride and Vincent Hayes have joined its board of directors.

McBride has served in the public sector for more than a decade, completing her term as mayor of Kirkland in December. She was a founding member of the Eastside Human Services Forum and is a former Friends of Youth employee.

Hayes, a Renton resident, is a graduate of Friends of Youth’s Griffin Home program. He went on to earn a master’s degree in social work and enjoy a long, successful career in social services.

Vincent Hayes

Vincent Hayes

Friends of Youth delivers a comprehensive range of therapeutic services for youth, young adults and families. With more than 60 years of experience, national accreditation and 20 program sites, including one in Issaquah, at 414 Front St. N., the agency provides safe places to live and emotional support for youths and families in challenging circumstances.

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