Community Options appoints Emily Kawski as senior vice president

Community Options, a national nonprofit organization based in Princeton that develops housing and employment supports for people with disabilities, on Friday announced it appointed Emily Kawski as senior vice president of compliance, training and clinical supports.

In her new role, Kawski will oversee training, clinical services and outcome management. She will ensure that all programs are consistent with best practices for safety and quality.

“Emily is a proven leader who brings a wealth of experience and success ensuring quality of care for vulnerable populations,” Robert Stack, Community Options’ CEO and president, said. “Her expertise in quality assurance will be instrumental in ensuring that we continue to provide the highest quality of care to people with disabilities.”

Kawski was most recently chief behavioral health officer at a nonprofit organization providing supportive housing and shelter services. Her career spans over a decade in various quality assurance and compliance roles. She received a Master of Social Service from Bryn Mawr College and a bachelor’s in social work from La Salle University.

“I am honored to join one of the most reputable organizations for quality supports in the country,” Kawski said. “I look forward to working with the executive leadership and using my experience to make a meaningful impact on the lives of the people we support.”

Community Options supports 5,000 people with disabilities and their families across the country.