APRIL 30, 2012
Suzin Bartley, executive director of Children's Trust Fund (CTF), is the 2012 recipient of the Day-Garrett Award from Smith College School for Social Work. The award is presented annually to outstanding contributors to professional social work. Bartley is a member of the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Advisory Board and serves as an adjunct faculty member.
As executive director of CTF, Bartley oversees the organization's mission to prevent child abuse and neglect by strengthening families. She is a member of the United Way of Massachusetts Bay's Healthy Childhood Development Impact Council and has chaired the Education and Policy Committees for the Cardinal's Commission for the Protection of Children for the Archdiocese of Boston. She served on the Governor's Advisory Commission on Responsible Fatherhood and Family Support, was a trustee for the Boston Center for Blind Children, and was Chair of the Legislative Committee of the National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds.