Youth Haven Board Member Brenda O’Connor | Youth Haven SWFL

Naples, FL (December 16, 2019)

Youth Haven, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda O’Connor as President of their Board of Directors, effective November 2019. O’Connor fills the role previously held by Chief Stephanie Spell.

O’Connor is the Executive Director of Membership at the Naples Yacht Club. She has also served as Youth Haven’s past President of the Board of Directors and is currently a Soiree of the Season committee member, Youth Haven’s signature fundraising event that will be held on February 1, 2020.

“We’re thrilled to announce the appointment of Brenda O’Connor to President of our Board of Directors,” said Jinx Liggett, Youth Haven Executive Director. “Her loyalty and dedication to Youth Haven will greatly benefit our organization and the children and teens that we serve. We also thank Chief Stephanie Spell for her time and commitment to Youth Haven.”

About Youth Haven

Youth Haven, a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, is Collier County’s only residential emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6-18 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. Youth Haven is a COA nationally accredited organization, a member agency of the United Way of Collier County, a Naples Children and Education Foundation grant recipient, and has been in continuous operation since 1972. For more information, visit, like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, and Instagram.

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