The Board of Directors of HELP of Door County, Inc. announces that Milly Gonzales has accepted the position of Executive Director with the organization. In her new role, Gonzales will oversee the organization’s day-to-day operations, work collaboratively with area nonprofits and governmental units and set the strategic vision for the organization with the Board.
Gonzales shared that: “I have been a longtime advocate for victims of domestic abuse in our community and along with our board of directors, I am excited and looking forward to the challenge of ending domestic abuse in our community – assisting the men, women and children in need of our services. HELP of Door County is such a wonderful organization to be a part of with so many amazing stories of impact which I am excited to share with community.”
Gonzales currently resides in the Southern Door area with her husband Rudy and family. For the past 3 years Milly has worked as an Advocate and Domestic Violence Coordinator at HELP of Door County. Previous to that, she served on HELP’s Board of Directors. Prior to her move to Wisconsin, Gonzales managed a Transitional Living Program for a Domestic Violence Agency in Illinois. In 2018 Gonzales was honored with The Anne Kok Social Justice Award and this year was named one of Wisconsin’s 35 most powerful and influential Latino’s and recognized for the Si Se Puede Awards at this year’s Wisconsin Leadership Summit. She currently is the Northeast Regional Director of Women’s March Wisconsin. In her free time Milly loves to spend time with her family.