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08 May, 2012 | News

CCBQ 2012 State of the Agency Address

Robert Siebel, Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) gave the 2012 State of the Agency address at an agency-wide Strategic Planning Conference held at St. Francis College. All senior management and staff, including vice presidents, directors, and program managers from our more than 160 programs and services, convened to mark the progress of the agency as Mr. Siebel highlighted various accomplishments and our continued dedication to delivering quality services  to our communities. At the event, Mr. Siebel announced that CCBQ is embarking on a new strategic visioning process which will set new goals and direction for the agency for the next 3-5 years that will continue to distinguish CCBQ as an “Agency of Excellence.”
Presenters at the 2012 Strategic Planning Conference included: Jean Beil, Senior Vice President for Programs and Services at Catholic Charities USA, who shared her ideas for a new agency wide strategic direction, also praised CCBQ as the “go-to” agency for CCUSA.  
A demographic presentation by Frank Vardy, Senior Demographer at the New York City Department of City Planning for 37 years, joined Father Peter Mahoney, Associate Director of Planning at CCBQ, to guide the agency on the changing populations throughout Brooklyn and Queens; and, Monsignor Alfred LoPinto, Vicar for Human Services of the Diocese of Brooklyn, thanked staff for all of their hard work at CCBQ, saying that “Catholic Charities has grown to be one of the largest, most respected agencies in NYC—and the nation, because our eyes are always open to the future.”