Press Room

January 24, 2011

Goodwill Contact:
Katherine Ransom, Marketing & Communications Director
714.547.6308 Ext. 308, via email

## Goodwill of Orange County ##

Goodwill Of Orange County Announces New Chairwoman To Its Board Of Directors

(SANTA ANA) — Goodwill of Orange County is pleased to announce Cheryl Barrett as Chairwoman of its Board of Directors. In her new role, Barrett will provide leadership to the board in executive oversight and governance and develop strategic alliances throughout the community.

Ms. Barrett has served on the Goodwill Board since 2004 most recently as Vice Chair, has chaired the Planned Giving and Board Development Committees, and served on the Long Range Planning Advisory Team. Ms. Barrett is an attorney with Feruzzo & Ferruzzo, LLP in Newport Beach, and her practice is devoted entirely to Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration. She is a member of the California Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section, the Orange County Planned Giving Round Table and the National Committee on Planned Giving. Ms. Barrett is a resident of Mission Viejo.

“We are honored to have Cheryl Barrett serve as our new Chairwoman” said Dan Rogers, President & C.E.O, Goodwill of Orange County. Rogers adds, “She is passionate about Goodwill and her commitment is exemplary. Cheryl’s strategic thinking, superb analytical skills along with her passion for serving our mission make her ideal for this position.”

Joining Barrett on the executive committee are, John Heffernan, Vice Chairman, Steven Coyne, Treasurer and Tom Salinger, Secretary.

Goodwill of Orange County is a nonprofit organization with its Main Campus located at 410 North Fairview in Santa Ana. Now in its 87th year, Goodwill of Orange County has provided thousands of people with disabilities and other barriers the opportunity to achieve their highest levels of personal and economic independence through competitive employment. Goodwill of Orange County has consistently received a four-star rating, based on organizational efficiency and organizational capacity from Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator. For more information on Goodwill of Orange County, please contact Katherine Ransom, Marketing and Communications Director at (714) 547-6308 ext. 308 or Information may also be found at