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Congressman Neal Nominates Kimberley Lee to Commission on Social Impact Partnership

House Committee on Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard E. Neal announced the selection of Kimberley Lee to serve as a member of the Federal Commission on Social Impact Partnerships. Lee is currently the Vice President of Resource Development and Branding at Mental Health Association (MHA), Inc. in Springfield. 

Over the course of her career, Lee has served in various leadership roles across the nonprofit sector focused on fostering an inclusive and productive community. She has advocated for the populations served and worked to implement innovative solutions delivered through non-profit businesses. Lee has previously worked at the Center for Human Development, Square One, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and the United Way of Pioneer Valley. In her current role at MHA, Lee helps to provide a broad range of high quality, community-oriented human services to 400 adolescents, adults, and their families each year. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Westfield State University.

“I am thrilled to appoint Kim Lee to the Commission,” said Neal. “She has spent a considerable amount of time throughout her career advocating for the needs of those who are the most vulnerable in our communities. She will be a great addition to this board.”

“The opportunity to serve on the Commission on Social Impact Partnerships is an incredible opportunity, and I am extremely thankful to Congressman Neal for considering me for such a significant initiative,” said Lee. “I am excited to participate in an open and thoughtful process to distribute funding that is based on demonstrated outcomes. Having spent most of my career in the nonprofit sector, including most recently with the Mental Health Association, I am looking forward to contributing my experiences to the success of this new bi-partisan effort to improve lives throughout our great country.”

The Commission on Social Impact Partnerships was established by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 and was designed to provide funding for newly proposed public-private partnerships aimed at improving social outcomes. The Commission consists of nine individuals who are nominated by the President and bipartisan congressional leaders. The Commission is in charge of assisting the Secretary of the Treasury with reviewing and recommending social impact partnership proposals. 


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