Gregory J Morris Named Special Assistant to the President and CEO of The Children's Aid Society

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Ellen Lubell, (w) 212-949-4938, (c) 917-854-6864,
Emily Crossan, (w) 917-286-1548, (c) 201-344-5742,

NEW YORK, October 2010 – The Children’s Aid Society is pleased to announce that Gregory J Morris has joined the staff of The Children’s Aid Society as Special Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer, a new position.

In his new role, Morris supports Richard R. Buery, Jr., Children’s Aid’s President and CEO. He serves as the primary staff liaison to the Board of Trustees; manages special projects; and develops proposals, budgets, reports and policy analyses.

Prior to joining The Children’s Aid Society, Morris was Chief of Staff at The Door, an organization that serves New York City youth aged 12-21. In that role, Morris served as senior leader and advisor on organizational strategy, management and operations. Before that, he was Director of Departmental Collaboration and Special Programs and Senior Supervisor there; altogether he spent 10 years at The Door. Prior to that, he was Assistant Director of Talent Search and a camp director at University Settlement Society of New York.

Morris is a graduate of New York University and has a master’s degree in public administration from the Baruch College School of Public Affairs.

“Greg Morris is providing critical support services as a key addition to our staff,” said Buery. “I am thrilled that he has joined our team and will help implement new ideas as we move forward.”

The Children’s Aid Society is an independent, not-for-profit organization established to serve the children of New York City. Our mission is to provide comprehensive support for children in need, from birth to young adulthood, and for their families, to fill the gaps between what children have and what they need to thrive. Founded in 1853, it is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving New York’s neediest children. Services are provided in community schools, neighborhood centers, health clinics and camps. For additional information, please call 212-949-4938, email, or visit