John W. Cosgrove, President of the Board of Directors of Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, announced the recent appointment of Kurt Bauman, Laurie Cadden, and Jason Morrison to the Board of Directors.
“NHS has been serving the northeastern Pennsylvania community for 30 years,” said Cosgrove, “because of effective, creative and collaborative leaders like Kurt Bauman, Laurie Cadden and Jason Morrison. We are very fortunate to have their expertise, focus and passion for community service working for the betterment of our neighborhoods.”
Mr. Bauman serves as the Executive Director of the Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center (NCAC) and Government Services Manager for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA). He has over fifteen years experience providing professional project and contract management services and program development for private, non-profit and government entities. He serves on the board of directors of the Greater Scranton YMCA and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) NEPA Chapter, as well as several other nonprofit advisory boards. Mr. Bauman is also an adjunct faculty member at Marywood University.
Ms. Cadden is owner of Laurie Cadden Enterprises and a real estate agent at ERA Real Estate in Scranton. At Laurie Cadden Enterprises, she is responsible for securing sponsorships, working with media partners, planning and organizing special events, and finding and meeting with potential sponsors. Ms. Cadden holds professional membership in the Greater Scranton Board of Realtors and is a local radio and television host with WILK radio and Electric City Television. She also volunteers on various community boards, including Scranton Tomorrow, Friendship House, the Community Intervention Center, YMCA, and the Society of Irish Women, among others.
Mr. Morrison is currently the Secretary for Development at the Diocese of Scranton where he assists Diocesan parishes, departments and ministries in their development efforts. He was previously executive director of the Lackawanna Bar Association and has a wide range of experience in the areas of stewardship, donor relations and Catholic school development. He serves on the board of directors of St. Joseph’s Center and is involved in various other community activities.