Posted 7/23/2013 10:24 am
Updated 9 months ago
Gigi Peters has been named executive director of the MidSouth Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, according to Howard Turney, director of the School of Social Work at UALR.
Peters has experience in the training and development of human service personnel and teaching experience as an adjunct faculty member at UALR, Turney said.
"The MidSouth Center is fortunate to have the level of expertise and professionalism that Gigi Peters brings to the executive director position," he said.
"Her knowledge of grant funding and state and federal guidelines, as well as her history of strategic planning for nonprofit organizations is just a small sample of the experience she brings to this vital position."
Peters has been executive director of Women & Children First in Little Rock since 2008, leading all operations and programs focused on providing assistance to battered women and their children.
Before that, she was clinical and development coordinator for Kaleidoscope Grief Center in Little Rock. She has also worked for the Centers for Youth and Families and Arkansas Voices for the Children Left Behind.