Chrysalis House Board of Directors Names Kama McKinney Executive Director
LEXINGTON, KY – October 27, 2020.
The Board of Directors of Chrysalis House are proud to announce the appointment of Kama McKinney as the Executive Director. Established in 1978, Chrysalis House is the oldest and largest licensed substance abuse treatment program in Kentucky devoted to supporting women and their families in recovery from alcohol and other drug abuse.
McKinney is no stranger to Chrysalis House. She has served as the Director of Finance since 2003 and has twenty years of experience in finance and management within the non-profit sector. She was most recently appointed interim Co-Executive Director this April and willingly stepped up to lead the organization during the transitional period amid a global pandemic.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead Chrysalis House. Our organization is poised to really develop its vision and build on the tremendous momentum that has been built over the past forty years. I look forward to being a part of the effort to bring Chrysalis House to the next level, helping even more women and families achieve the capacity to provide for themselves and their children,” says McKinney.
“We’re fortunate to gain a leader with Kama’s experience, talent and vision,” stated Lindy Karns. Chrysalis House Board Chair. “The Board of Directors is confident she is the right leader to work alongside our staff, our board, and our entire community as we enter a new phase of family-focused programming and vision for women with substance use disorders,” Karns added.
To learn more about Chrysalis House please visit us on our website at www.chrysalishouse.org.
About Chrysalis House
Chrysalis House is Kentucky’s oldest and largest licensed treatment program for women with substance use disorders. Established in 1978, Chrysalis House has grown into a comprehensive agency with multiple residential facilities and a multi-purpose community center. In addition to treatment for substance use disorders, Chrysalis House provides mental health treatment, case management, domestic violence counseling, computer training, GED tutoring, vocational training and job placement assistance, access to medical care, housing assistance, and children’s services. Our newest program is educational support for the children of our residents and graduates during the pandemic. For more information about Chrysalis House, please visit http://www.chrysalishouse.org.