Wellington Resident Len Keilin To Chair KidSafe Foundation

The KidSafe Foundation, a Boca Raton-based nonprofit that teaches personal safety to children and their parents, elected Len Keilin of Wellington as chairman of the board during a June meeting. He will serve in the position for a two-year term.

“I’m honored to join KidSafe Foundation and help champion their mission of teaching personal safety to children and their grown-ups to build strong, resilient families and safer communities,” Keilin said.

A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Keilin holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Syracuse University and most recently served as associate director of Camp Counselors USA.

Prior to that position, he served as vice president of Core Consulting Solutions, the CEO of Camp Mountain Chai in San Diego, director of camping services for B’nai B’rith and the associate director of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization in Washington, D.C.

Additionally, Keilin was actively involved with the Ronald McDonald House of Northern Virginia, the Foundation for Jewish Camps and the American Camp Association.

“Most of my life’s work has been built around advocating for a better society,” Keilin said. “One where kids are safe from sexual abuse and childhood trauma. KidSafe is a great fit, and I pledge to continue growing their excellent community programming and building family-strengthening programs to help children become powerful adults.”

Keilin currently resides in Wellington and has a son and two grandchildren in Chicago and a daughter and a grandson in Broomfield, Colorado.

KidSafe is a nonprofit founded in 2009 with a mission to teach personal safety to children and their parents by building strong, resilient families and safer communities free from sexual abuse and childhood trauma. KidSafe has provided education to more 55,000 children and 35,000 adults. For more information, visit www.kidsafefoundation.org or call (855) 844-SAFE.