Union Station Homeless Services announced Friday that it has appointed Sarah Tower as chief program officer.
Tower formerly held the position of director of permanent housing at Union Station, where she has worked since 2015. After receiving her MSW in 2005, Tower entered the homeless services field, serving as clinical coordinator and then director of the Village’s Homeless Drop-In Center and Outreach teams in Long Beach. During her tenure at Union Station, Towers leadership and expertise have helped foster healthy teams and quality services during a time of critical and rapid growth for the agency.
“Sarah has a deep knowledge and understanding of homelessness, clinical expertise in working with clients experiencing trauma and homelessness, and a strong commitment to and compassion for both clients and staff,” said Anne Miskey, CEO of Union Station Homeless Services. “We are thrilled that she is bringing her extensive leadership skills to our executive team, and that she will continue to use her wealth of knowledge and expertise in her new role at Union Station.”
“It is an honor to be provided the opportunity to help lead Union Station and SPA 3 in addressing homelessness in our region as creatively and holistically as possible,” said Tower of her new role. “I’m looking forward to continuing the work of creating partnerships and promoting best practices along with the countless others doing this work with us throughout Los Angeles County. The staff at Union Station is a talented and compassionate group and they are truly heroes. I will do my best to represent and support them, and those we serve.”
“We look forward to watching our programs flourish under Sarah’s leadership,” said James P. Moore, Board Chair. “We know she will be a great addition to our executive team as they work together to lead the organization.”
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