CWDA Selects Cathy Senderling-McDonald as Next Executive Director
Current deputy brings more than 20 years of human services policy experience to the job

Press release

Sacramento, CA – The County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA) today announced the selection of Cathy Senderling-McDonald to lead the organization as Executive Director effective January 1, 2021.   

She will step into the new role after 20 years at CWDA and having served as Deputy Executive Director since 2010, where she has been at the forefront of legislative, budget and policy changes that improve human services programs and the delivery of those services to vulnerable Californians.


CWDA New Executive Director Press Release 12-1-2020 (Full Release)

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