Lietz named to fundraising position

Emberly Lietz has joined CVIC as director of development. She will be instrumental in advancing the organization’s work to virtually end violence in the Grand Forks region, developing donor strategies and increasing fundraising opportunities. Lietz will also coordinate volunteer involvement with CVIC.

Lietz was previously the membership director with The Chamber Grand Forks/East Grand Forks for nine years.

“I am very excited to take on this new role and to be part of such meaningful work to make our community safe,” Lietz said. “I am grateful to have the opportunity to work with those who share this commitment to CVIC’s mission to end violence in our community.”

Senior Director of Development Kara Fosse said, “Emberly’s enthusiasm and passion for CVIC’s mission is evident the minute you meet her. She is an asset to the greater Grand Forks community and with her experience and knowledge, will significantly impact CVIC’s ability to keep families safe.”

With a bold mission to end violence in two generations, CVIC delivers vital safety and healing services to adults and children experiencing trauma and educates youth and professionals about how to prevent violence and develop healthy relationships. CVIC provides services to nearly 3,000 children and adults annually. Its prevention efforts reach more than 15,000 youth and adults throughout the region every year.