Episode 151. Pam Darnall – President and CEO, Family & Children’s Place
Pam Darnall focuses her professional life on helping children and families facing abuse and violence.
Darnall was named president and CEO of Family & Children’s Place in 2014, setting the vision, leadership, and coordination of all the organizational. From 1994 to 2008, Darnall served as president of The Family Place. She played an essential role in the merger of The Family Place and Family and Children First to create Family & Children’s Place.
Her prior experience includes 10 years with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in a supervisory and training role for Child Protective Services.
Darnall has worked or served on many prominent community service committees. These include The Early Childhood Task Force – known as “KIDS NOW” quality rating system, the Center for Non-Profit Excellence Advisory Committee, the Mayor’s Violence Free Neighborhood Advisory Committee, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health Committee, among others. She has testified before state legislative committees, has been a mediator for Jefferson County Family Court, and has presented on various topics relating to child abuse and non-profit mergers.
Darnall was a recipient of a Leadership Fellowship through the Community Foundation of Louisville and is a graduate of Leadership Louisville.
In her free time, Darnall is an avid marathon runner. She is married to Danny Darnall, an attorney practicing in Elizabethtown, Ky.