January 9, 2023
PROJECT SANCTUARY ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS
Granby, CO – Project Sanctuary, the leader in transforming how military families heal, announces the appointment of two new members to the Board of Directors. This brings their board member total to 14.
“We’re excited to grow our board with two individuals who are leaders in their fields, share a strong commitment to military families and will bring diverse insight to advancing our mission,” said Project Sanctuary Founder and CEO Heather Ehle. “We strive to ensure Project Sanctuary’s board and leadership represents a variety of experts willing and honored to help our military families heal and grow.”
New Project Sanctuary board members beginning their term effective January 2023:
William Spangenthal (Maj. Gen., USAF, Ret.), Vice President Business Strategy,
Small Business Consulting Corporation (SBCC)
Bill Spangenthal provides strategic guidance and mentoring to small business, startups, and entrepreneurs in support of the nation’s most critical defense missions. Previously, he served over 29-years in the United States Air Force (USAF), retiring as a Major General while serving as the Deputy Commander, Air Education and Training Command. In this position, he spearheaded the USAF’s second-largest command responsible for the recruiting, training, and education of all Air Force and Space Force personnel. He led the world’s largest training organization (initial skills, undergraduate flying, and combat crew training) and executed the planning and programming of a $7.6 billion annual budget.
Bill’s experience also includes various strategy, operations, and warfighting requirements positions within Air Education and Training Command, Air Mobility Command, U.S Central Command and the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. He is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours in various mobility aircraft and numerous combat theaters. A graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research, Bill received his Master’s degree in Organization Management from The George Washington University and a Master’s degree in Airpower Art and Science from the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies.
Lida Citroën, CEO, LIDA360, LLC
Lida Citroën is an award-winning branding and reputation management expert serving executives, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders in more than 30 countries. She guides clients to manage how they’re perceived and drive towards ideal opportunities. As CEO and founder of LIDA360, LLC, Lida is sought after for her knowledge of personal branding, reputation management, leadership and executive presence, reputation repair and online positioning.
A writer for Military.com, Lida is a passionate supporter of the military. She regularly volunteers to help veterans transition to civilian careers and assists employers who seek to hire military talent. She’s authored five books, three of which focus on military transition and reintegration. Her popular TEDx Talk highlights challenges and opportunities facing military veterans and the civilians who want to empower them. Lida is a well-known international trainer and speaker, and instructor of multiple courses on LinkedIn Learning. A graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California, she received her training in Executive Presence and Influence from Wharton.
Since 2007, Project Sanctuary has focused on one mission: to transform, empower and heal military families. Providing mental health, relationship reconnection, family finance and post-traumatic growth workshops in an immersive therapeutic retreat environment, Project Sanctuary has built a national reputation for delivering the support military families need and deserve. Offered in multiple locations
around the United States, Project Sanctuary retreats are staffed by licensed counselors, certified recreational therapists, and culturally competent military veterans and are open to military family members, caregivers, active-duty personnel and veterans. Pre and Post retreat case management services are provided by our social work team ensuring that our families are supported and moving forward. Project Sanctuary believes when one person serves, the whole family serves, and all are given the tools and resources needed to start and continue their healing journey.
To learn more about Project Sanctuary’s full board visit our website at https://projectsanctuary.us/ourteam general information at: https://projectsanctuary.us or email us at Info@projectsanctuary.us.
Project Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit headquartered in Granby, Colorado.