Contact: Lorna Romero
May 28, 2020
Allister Adel Named Childhelp Arizona Advisory Board President
Phoenix, AZ — Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel has been named President of the Childhelp Arizona Advisory Board.
Founded in 1959, Childhelp has brought the light of hope and healing into the lives of more than 10 and a half million children as a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping abused, neglected and at-risk children. Childhelp’s programs and services include residential treatment, children’s advocacy centers, therapeutic foster care, group homes, and child abuse
prevention, education and training.
“Above the door of the Childhelp Children’s Center of Arizona, it reads, ‘ All Who Enter Here Will Find Love.’ Love also means security, support, and justice,” said Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel. “With this mission in mind, I am honored to be named President of the Childhelp Arizona Advisory Board. The services provided by Childhelp change lives and as a community we must support these efforts. I look forward to working collaboratively to bring awareness and resources to this amazing organization.”
The founders of Childhelp, Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, have guided the organization to help the lives of millions of children across the world.
“We are honored to have Allister Adel serve as the President of the Childhelp Arizona Advisory Board, “ said Childhelp Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO Sara O’Meara. “Her strong focus on justice for victims of violent crime and deep compassion for children make her the perfect blend of head and heart to lead our local mission.”
Childhelp Co-Founder, Vice-Chairman and President Yvonne Fedderson added, “We see a woman of great integrity and character in Allister Adel. Her strength and spirit will be inspirational in drawing agencies together for the love of a child.”
About Allister Adel:
Allister Adel was appointed by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in October 2019 to Maricopa County Attorney. A former prosecutor, administrative law judge, and advocate for children and public safety officers, Adel is a champion of victims’ rights. Adel is seeking a full term as County Attorney in November 2020.