Karla Spivey Bouie comes to The Elizabethport Presbyterian Center with nearly 12 years of non-profit leadership experience. Most recently, she served as Deputy Executive Director of Development & Public Relations at Newark Emergency Services for Families, Inc. (NESF). During her tenure at NESF, she was responsible for reorganizing the agency’s Department of Development & Public Relations which resulted in increased revenue through government contracts, foundation grants, corporate sponsorship and special events. She was also responsible for executing the organization’s communication strategy to a broad base of stakeholders. Ms. Karla Spivey Bouie is a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow and has a Master of Public Administration degree from Rutgers University.