Youth Foundation Cuts Staff

By Bret Bradigan

Caught between a decline in grants and a desire to expand programs to local youth, the Ojai Valley Youth Foundation has restructured, eliminating three positions, including that of executive director Joanna Iwata, and bringing in board member Dan Burrell to oversee operations. Also losing their jobs are business manager Marty Reid and program manager Laura Charles. Cindy Jones, development manager, and Meg Wall, program manager, will remain on staff. Burrell, owner of several local Jersey Mike’s franchises, said the

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