Joyce Capelle, Crittenton’s CEO, Honored as 2013 Woman of Distinction

Joyce Capelle, Crittenton’s CEO, Honored as 2013 Woman of Distinction

March 23, 2013



Crittenton Services for Children and Families

Martha Jasso, Director of Communications

(714) 680-6008


FULLERTON, Calif.—Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) applauds the selection of Joyce Capelle, CEO, CSCF as the recipient of the Sharon Quirk-Silva, California Assemblywoman, 65th District 2013 Women of Distinction Award.

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva recognizes Joyce Capelle, CEO, of Crittenton Services as a 2013 Woman of Distinction for the 65th District.

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and  Joyce Capelle, CEO, of CSCF .

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva represents the 65th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, Hawaiian Gardens, La Palma, Stanton, and West Anaheim.

“I am proud to honor these remarkable women who have made such a positive impact in our community and the 65th Assembly District. The legacy that each and every one of these women leaves, will help prepare and inspire our youngest women to make their own contributions in the years to come,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva.

On Saturday, March 23, 2013, in honor of Women’s History Month, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva hosted her first annual Women of Distinction event. More than 200 people convened in the theater lobby of Cypress Community College to join in the celebration.

Women from every city in the 65th Assembly District were honored and escorted by members of the Girls Scouts of Orange County as they received individual recognition from the Assemblywoman. Including Ms. Capelle, CEO, of CSCF, who in this role leads a social services agency of 500 plus employees and an around the clock operation. Ms. Capelle is also highly involved in a number of civic engagements including serving as Chair of the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce in Fullerton, Calif.

“Crittenton is proud of Joyce and deeply humbled by the recognition bestowed on her for her tireless efforts spearheading an organization that answers the need of our community’s most vulnerable,” said Martha Jasso, Director of Communications, CSCF, “The leadership she has shown throughout the years is the marking of what the non-profit community exemplifies.”

Crittenton Services for Children and Families of Southern California (CSCF) is a non-profit social services agency whose mission is to heal the wounds of abuse and neglect; strengthen families; and help troubled adolescents reach their full potential. Established and incorporated in 1966 Crittenton has a highly trained workforce operating 24 hours a day / 7 days a week providing comprehensive counseling, medical, and other support services to the clients in our care. We provide a full array of residential, in-home, community based, wraparound, mental health, foster care, and adoption services with a service planning area throughout Southern California that covers Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego Counties. Visit to learn more about our programs and connect with us on FacebookTwitterYouTubeLinkedInGoogle+, and Flickr.


Topics: Civic Engagement, Advocacy, Public Policy, Non-Profit Management

Geography: Orange County, CA., Fullerton, CA.