has named Brooke Ely-Milen as the new Director of its Domestic Violence Program within the Office of Children, Youth and Families. Ely-Milen started her new position Monday.
Ely-Milen brings more than 19 years of experience working to address domestic violence, including management of a statewide advocacy program in Massachusetts. Ely-Milen was Training Director for the Denver-based National Coalition against Domestic Violence.
She most recently served as the CDHS Domestic Violence Program manager, focusing on the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child maltreatment and building collaborative partnerships with nonprofit organizations.
Ely-Milen earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt., and a master’s in Public Affairs from the University of Colorado Denver.