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ICAN promotes Patris-Browne to chief philanthropy officer

November 26th, 2016 development
ICAN promotes Patris-Browne to chief philanthropy officer

ICAN: Positive Programs for Youth has promoted Cassie Patris-Browne to chief philanthropy officer. She was director of philanthropy with ICAN for four years. She filled the role previously held by Shelby Pedersen, who was promoted to CEO of the organization in June.

Patris-Browne has been involved in the nonprofit sector for over 19 years, with experience in youth development organizations. She was the director of the Virginia G. Piper Branch at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale for several years and led the branch in receiving the highest distinction – Best Overall Club by Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

She attended ASU and earned a degree in English literature and educational psychology in 2005. She graduated from the American Express Leadership Academy at ASU in 2013 and was on the marketing committee for the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership in 2015. She is on the board for the Association of Fundraising Professionals and chairs its education committee, and is a member of Suns 88.

ICAN is a free, family-centered youth service in the East Valley that provides programs to equip disadvantaged youth skills to achieve personal and academic success by tackling risky behaviors. Info: 480-821-4207 or icanaz.org.

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