Community Assistance Council Names New Executive Director

11 Aug 2017 12:15 PM | Vickie Wolgast (Administrator)

Community Assistance Council, a social services agency serving south Kansas City, has named Damion Alexander as its new executive director, effective Aug. 14.

Alexander comes to CAC from City Union Mission, where he served as corporate relations manager. He previously served as a life transformation coach/facilitator atConnections to Success and was an instructor in the communications department at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He also served as the first board chair for the local nonprofit KC Mothers in Charge.

Alexander holds two bachelor’s degrees in communication studies and Spanish and a Master of Public Administration degree, all from UMKC. He received the Heartland Alliance’s “Poverty Fighter” Award in 2014.

Alexander replaces former CAC executive director Carol Bird Owsley, who has served as interim executive director since April of this year.

Community Assistance Council provides a food pantry, clothing closet, rent and utility assistance, help with medical prescriptions and case management for individuals and families in south Kansas City who are facing the challenges of poverty. CAC also provides the Meals On Wheels program for south Kansas City and offers the only food pantry in the metro area for those with food allergies.

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