Housing Families Appoints Ed Cameron as new Chief Executive Officer

ed-cameron-ceoFollowing a four-month search, the Board of Directors of Housing Families Inc. is pleased to announce that Ed Cameron has been selected as its new Chief Executive Officer effective, January 16, 2017.

Cameron succeeds Jim Goebelbecker, who after twelve years of dedicated service, has relocated to Colorado for a leadership role with Denver Kids, Inc.

With over twenty-nine years of experience in nonprofit and government sectors, Cameron has spent his career working to address the challenges of homeless families in Massachusetts. He will play an integral role as Housing Families continues its growth in serving homeless and at-risk families. He joins Housing Families from Community Teamwork of Lowell, where he is currently Division Director for Housing and Homeless Services.

“At Housing Families we’re serving more homeless and at-risk families than at any previous time in our 30 year history,” said Dave Barbato, Housing Families’ Board Chairman. The board voted unanimously to select Ed as our next leader. Ed’s passion for our mission, and his lifelong history of advocating for the most vulnerable in our community perfectly align with our goals. We look forward to Ed working with our team of dedicated professionals to help even more families and children.”

“I am honored to join Housing Families,” Cameron said. “With a reputation as a leading agency in providing services to at-risk families, Housing Families is poised for even more growth. I look forward to being a part of these exciting times for the agency and working alongside such a wonderful group of compassionate and caring individuals.”

Earlier in his career, Cameron worked for Mayor Tom Menino in the City of Boston’s Emergency Shelter Commission, at Horizons for Homeless Children, and at the Pine Street Inn. He was elected to the Newburyport City Council in 2007 and is currently serving in his fifth term.

Cameron holds a Master of Business Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management from Boston University and a Bachelor’s degree in Government from Clark University.

A native of Bridgewater, Ed lives with his wife Susanne and daughters Anna and Lucy in Newburyport.

Comments are closed.