Whitney Humphrey joined Family Services in 2002 and is currently the Vice President for Community Programs. In this role, Whitney provides leadership to all community programs and is responsible for ensuring programs maintain high quality standards, meet target outcomes in service to clients, and meet budget projections. Whitney also works with programs and the community to assess service area needs and emerging trends in order to plan for program development and expansion to meet the needs of the community.
Prior to her work as Vice President for Community Programs, Whitney served as the Director of Development at Family Services for five years and was responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Family Services’ fundraising including the major gifts program, annual fund, capital campaign and special events. Whitney has a long history of coordinating programs, initiatives and violence prevention efforts within Family Services and the community in order to best serve victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and other crimes – including many years as Coordinator of Dutchess County’s Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence. In that role Whitney developed and maintained a coordinated response to victims and offenders through collaboration, problem solving and partnership between varieties of agencies. In all of her work, Whitney has been highly successful in enlisting strong support from engaged partners in the community.
Whitney holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Social Work Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.