May 14, 2018

Regina Malveaux Appointed to YWCA USA Board

YWCA Spokane’s CEO, Regina Malveaux, Appointed To YWCA USA’s Board of Directors

YWCA USA, which celebrates its 160th birthday this year and is one of the oldest and largest non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of women, announced recently that after a nationwide recruiting process, 3 women joined the YWCA National Board of Directors including Regina Malveaux, CEO of YWCA Spokane.

Malveaux now serves on the organization’s national board of directors with 8 re-elected YWCA Board leaders. The appointment of the new board was ratified at YWCA USA’s last National Business Meeting in Washington, D.C. at the organization’s national conference. In March, Regina was part of the delegation of YWCA agencies from around the globe who attended the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women sessions in New York City.

Print Press Release

About Regina Malveaux

Malveaux began her YWCA career as a Legal Advocate at the YWCA of San Diego and previously served as Executive Director of the YWCA of South Hampton Roads. Malveaux is recognized as a tenacious advocate for women, youth and children, and has served on a number of boards aimed at advancing victim safety, women’s economic empowerment, and racial and social justice.

Malveaux currently serves on the boards of the Alliance for Gun Responsibility and Greater Spokane Incorporated. Malveaux holds an undergraduate degree in Social Policy from San Diego State University and a law degree from Howard University School of Law.


YWCA USA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. YWCA USA is one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the nation, serving over 2 million women, girls, and their families. YWCA has been at the forefront of the most critical social movements for more than 160 years — from women’s empowerment and civil rights, to affordable housing and pay equity, to violence prevention and health care. View YWCA’s history, a glance of national impact, or to learn more visit

By: Erica Schreiber

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