February 25, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 7 Upper Saddle River C. Warren Moses recently announced his plan to retire as chief executive officer of The Children’s Aid Society by the end of 2009. He has served as CEO since October 2005. “All of us on the board of trustees of The Children’s Aid Society will miss ‘Pete’ Moses’ leadership,” said Board President Angela Diaz, M.D., M.P.H. “He has had a significant impact on the Children’s Aid Society in his 40 years of creative and productive service, instituting some of our most significant initiatives. He will be sorely missed.” As CEO, Moses has expanded Children’s Aid’s extensive after-school programming and its innovative juvenile justice programming. He has made the health of all the children and families with whom Children’s Aid works a top priority and encouraged development of new programs that prevent obesity through greater fitness and better nutrition, initiated the creation and expansion of Children’s Aid’s Next Generation teen center in the Bronx, and created the Business of Giving column for minyanville.com, a financial news website. Moses joined the New York-based non-profit children’s services agency in 1969. He has held a series of progressively more responsible positions since joining Children’s Aid, including teen program director for the agency’s Rhinelander Center, chief operating officer, associate executive director, and executive director. Moses was the principal architect of Children’s Aid’s community schools, expanded its juvenile justice programs, improved services to teens and disengaged youth, including the agency’s adolescent pregnancy prevention program, designed Children’s Aid’s homeless programs, improved its health services, and upgraded all of Children’s Aid’s facilities. For the last several years, he has worked on board development and governance to assure that The Children’s Aid Society continues to be well governed during this time of change Moses plans retirement from Children’s Aid Society C. Warren Moses in accountability and transparency. In 1992, Children’s Aid’s first public community school (I.S.218) opened in Washington Heights. There are currently 20 New York City public community schools in Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island. Thousands of schools across the United States and around the world have adapted this school model, which addresses the health, social, and academic needs of the whole child. “I am grateful to Children’s Aid’s Board of Trustees for its stewardship of the agency and for our productive working relationship,” Moses said. “The board and staff of Children’s Aid are strong and committed. Though I intend to stay active in the children’s services field after I retire, I am looking forward to spending more time with my family, especially my wife and 10 grandchildren, and will miss my extended family here at The Children’s Aid Society. But I leave with great confidence in the organization’s ability to continue to improve the lives of the city’s children and families.” Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Moses attended Springfield College in Massachusetts and earned his master’s degree at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work. He spent his early working years with the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh and prior to joining The Children’s Aid Society, worked in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children and at Berkshire Farm for Boys, which treats juvenile delinquents. He also worked as the Director of Teen Programming at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association in Manhattan. He and his wife, Dolores, have four sons and 10 grandchildren, and live in Upper Saddle River. The Children’s Aid Society was founded in 1853. It is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving 150,000 of New York’s neediest children and their families with a network of services that includes community schools, neighborhood centers, camps, adoption and foster care services, arts programming, teen pregnancy prevention, education, health and recreation. The Children’s Aid Society is a founding member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the vast majority of Children’s Aid sites are Boys & Girls Clubs. For more information, call (212) 949-4938 or e-mail ellenl @childrensaidsociety.org. ����������������������������� ������������������������ ����������� LANDSCAPING Cirino 15% OFF ANY JOB OR SERVICE NEW CLIENTS ONLY w/coupon • Exp. 3/21/09 • Not Combinable ASK ABOUT OUR PRE-PAYMENT SEASONAL DISCOUNT! ������������ YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER CALL 201-891-0955 FOR INFORMATION 2-11-09 pat/janine Cirino2x2RED(2-11-09) 2 x 2”