Valley woman, PHS grad, named as new CEO of YBBBS
The new chief executive officer of Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters will be Christine Clouse.
YBBBS Board President Perry Massie said Wednesday, July 1, the board reached an agreement with Clouse. She is a graduate of Prescott High, familiar with Yavapai County and has longstanding relationships in the area, he said.
"We are all excited about the next chapter of YBBBS with her as CEO," Massie said.
She will start Monday, July 13.
Clouse comes to YBBBS from the Valley. Previous experience listed on her resume includes senior director for Valley of the Sun United Way in Phoenix, director of development for Midwestern University in Glendale, director of university relations at MU, executive director of West Valley Child Crisis Center in Glendale, and director of social services for Christian Family Care Agency in Phoenix.
She earned her bachelor's degree in family studies child development from Arizona State University and a master's in marriage and family studies from Biola University in La Mirada, California. Clouse is also a certified fundraising executive through CFRE International and a licensed marriage and family therapist via the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health.
"She's very well qualified," Massie said.
She replaces Kathleen Murphy, who retired this past month after nearly four decades with YBBBS.