Dr. Pam Alvarez serves as President and CEO and joined BAYS in June 2010. Pam earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work, as well as a Doctorate in Management and Organizational Leadership. Her clinical social work has focused on working with adolescents and families. For the last 25+ years she has worked on the administrative and planning side of social service systems in program development, grant writing, evaluation, and leadership. Pam serves as an adjunct faculty member of at the University of Phoenix. Her research areas of interest include gender-specific services and social work leadership. She currently serves as the Past President of the Florida Juvenile Justice Association (FJJA), Vice Chair for the Alliance of Nonprofits for Insurance (ANI) Board, and Secretary of the companies of the Nonprofit Insurance Alliance (NAI). Originally from Wisconsin, Pam has lived in Florida since 1995 and is married to a Tampa native. She enjoys going to the beach, kayaking, and supporting the Tampa Bay Rays!