Ann Arnall, Lee County Human Services Director, has been elected to lead on a state level.
Arnall was recently elected for a two-year term as president of the Florida Association of Counties Human Service Administrators, which is an affiliate organization of the Florida Association of Counties. The mission of FACHSA is to educate and advocate for the efficient and effective county health and human service programs. The association meets three times a year to develop a legislative agenda, network, share information and offer educational opportunities.
For the past 25 years, Arnall has worked for the Lee County Department of Human Services. In 2009, she was named director. She helped start Lee County's Mental Health Court, has facilitated Crisis Intervention Team training for more than 230 local law enforcement officers, and worked collaboratively with community partners to secure funding and open the Lee County Triage Center and Low Demand Shelter in April 2009.
During the past 30 years, Arnall has been involved with non-profit and civic organizations including the Junior League of Fort Myers, the Fort Myers Woman's Community Club, Meals on Wheels, Paint Your Heart Out Lee County and Neighborhood Accountability Boards as a member, volunteer and/or officer. She currently serves as a board member for the Central Florida Behavioral Health Network.
For more information, visit www.lee-county.com; click on departments and Human Services.