PRLog - Aug. 15, 2014 - FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- Foster City, CA – The NAAFA Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of long-time NAAFA member Darliene Howell to the Board of Directors as Secretary and Research Specialist. Darliene has already served NAAFA for several years by taking minutes of Board meetings and researching information on size related topics. As a result, she comes to this office already familiar with the internal workings of the organization. Additionally, she has served as the President of the NAAFA-Clark County Chapter since January, 2014.
Ms. Howell is retired from the Human Resources Department of the County of Sonoma, CA where she worked as Department Analyst. During her career with Sonoma County, Darliene served in the Public Defender’s Office, Department of Human Services, Juvenile Probation Department, and finally Human Resources. Darliene’
Over the last four years, Darliene has worked on her own form of activism by creating a database of studies and news articles relevant to the size acceptance community. Eventually she found it necessary to create two files, one for adults and one for children. This resource has been invaluable in developing news releases, letters, brochures and toolkits for NAAFA. We believe it is unparalleled. Join us in congratulating and supporting Darliene in her new position.
Founded in 1969, NAAFA is a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA works to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through public education, advocacy, and member support.
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