- Published: 24 Sep 2020
As Providence Ministries for the Needy, Inc. (PMN) enters its 40th year, the Board of Directors is excited to welcome Michael Brassard as the new Executive Director to take the helm and lead the organization into the future. The mission of PMN is to feed, clothe, and house the poor of the community.
Michael has a long history in the human service industry. He possesses a strong background in the management of spiritually based sober homes, recovery program development, crisis intervention, and is a licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC). He also has over a decade of experience in food service. His previous experience will be invaluable to continuing and advancing the important work of Providence Ministries at Loreto House, Broderick House, and McCleary Manor as well as at Margaret's Pantry, Kate's Kitchen and in the foodWorks Program.
Michael graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services Management. Prior to accepting this position, he served as the Director and then Managing Director of the Michael J. Dias Foundation. He also held the positions of Recovery and Housing Specialist, Outreach Coordinator, and Certified Trainer at Behavioral Health Network in Springfield, MA. Michael brings experience and a proven track record of success which will be invaluable in meeting the goals and objectives of PMN.
“I want to thank the Search Committee for their exhaustive work and their excellent result. We all look forward to Michael’s contribution to our mission,” said Kevin Ross, Board Chair.
Please join us in welcoming Michael to our community. Michael can be reached at 413-533-5909, ext. 113 or email him at email@example.com.