Anawim Housing has appointed Cynthia Latcham as Executive Director. Latcham was promoted to this new position within the organization after serving as Director of Programs and Services for Anawim Housing for the past three years.
Latcham has demonstrated great expertise, leadership and ongoing study in the fields of permanent supportive housing and homelessness throughout the state of Iowa.
Her passion is to end homelessness in Polk County and Iowa through broad system changes and addressing injustice, systemic poverty and trauma.
"Cynthia will continue Anawim's expansive growth of our programs as we bring our unique and successful services to the broader central Iowa community and beyond,"
Russ Frazier will remain as President of Anawim Housing and Allterra Property Solutions, while Latcham will be in charge of Anawim's daily operations and expansion. Latcham formally assumed her new role in June 2020.