Shannon Isom, YWCA Dayton CEO, has resigned to accept a new job. Isom was the CEO of YWCA Dayton from December 2013. Isom started her professional career at the YWCA Columbus in the role of a manager for a trial program that was run in collaboration with the CDC USA and YWCA USA. This program ensured that marginalized women could have access to cervical and breast screenings. "Shannon's dedication to the core values that eliminate racism and empower women cannot be overstated. We are grateful to Shannon for her strategic vision and tireless advocacy," said Jennifer Heapy, YWCA Board Chair. Isom was the CEO of Antioch College. She has been awarded many awards, including Leadership Dayton, Leadership Dayton and DBJ Forty Under 40. Isom was active in the community as a board member of the Dayton Downtown Partnership, Co-Op Dayton and Community Appeals Board for Dayton. She also served on the Miami Valley Regional Planning Committee. As co-chair of the Racism Is a Public Health Crisis Task Force, she was a member of the University of Dayton's Executive Advisory Committee for Human Rights Center. Founded in 1870 by YWCA Dayton, YWCA Dayton is the oldest Montgomery County social service organization. YWCA Dayton has a mission to end racism, empower women and stand up for social justice. We also help families and strengthen the community. The Community Shelter Board is a community-led effort to ensure that everyone has a home. It is the collective effect organization that drives strategy, accountability and collaboration to ensure the best possible outcomes for those experiencing homelessness in Franklin County and Columbus. Its system of care provided shelter, shelter, street outreach and permanent supportive housing to 15,000 people last fiscal year.