Benevilla announced today that Joanne Thomson has been named the new Vice President of Program Operations for the West Valley nonprofit human services agency.
“Benevilla is a diverse organization that helps members of our community at all stages of life,” said Benevilla President & CEO Michelle Dionisio. “We are extremely fortunate to have someone with Joanne’s experience, knowledge and professionalism to guide the organization, as we continue to grow and expand our broad range of programs.”
Joanne Thomson was born and grew up in Reno, NV. She went to California State University, Chico where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration with the option of Therapeutic Recreation. She is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and has been working in the non-profit field helping people who are disabled for over 15 years. She is also a Certified Cognitive Educator and is a CARF Aging Services Surveyor. Ms. Thomson joined Benevilla in April of 2007.