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Children's Home Society of Idaho

Children’s Home Society Hires New Executive Director

BOISE, Idaho (April 27, 2016) –  The board of directors of Children’s Home Society (CHS) proudly announces the hiring of Anselme Sadiki as it’s new Executive Director – effective immediately. The Children’s Home Society of Idaho – a Boise-based nonprofit organization operates the Warm Springs Counseling Centers (both in Boise and Meridian) which provide emotional, mental, and behavioral healthcare to children in our community, regardless of their ability to pay.

Board President, Ann Cordum said, “We feel very fortunate to have hired someone with Anselme’s background and experience to assume this important role within our organization. Our board is confident that Anselme will lead the organization as it continues its mission.”

Anselme brings great knowledge and broad experience to the 108 year old organization. Anselme’s background includes eleven years with the United Nations Development Programme, serving in four African countries and in New York. Anselme graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work and Community Development in 2000 from Idaho State University and earned his Masters of International Affairs Degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 2003.

Anselme stated, “I have always cherished the ideal that the greatest gifts we can give our children are safety and security, a sense of worth and independence. It is an ideal well aligned with the mission of the Children’s Home Society, and for which we will strive to give our children, the most vulnerable citizens of our society, a life of dignity and integrity.”

About the Children’s Home Society

Children’s Home Society of Idaho was established in 1908 to privately oversee the state’s orphanage. The mission of the Children’s Home Society is to continue a century-old legacy of improving the lives of children in the community. Today the Warm Springs Counseling Centers are seeing a combined average of over 100 children per day, 62% of whom require financial assistance from our Community Support Program.