April 7, 2011

Commissioner Nancy L. Roberts, National President of the Women's Ministries with The National Salvation Army, Joins EIE Board of Directors

April 7, 2011, Reston, VA -- Enough Is Enough® is proud to announce that Commissioner Nancy L. Roberts, National President of Women's Ministries with The Salvation Army, will be joining the Enough Is Enough® Board of Directors. A National Salvation Army representative has been on Enough Is Enough®'s Board of Directors since 1992.
Enough Is Enough® (EIE) and The Salvation Army have had an active partnership over the past decade, working together both at a national and regional level to protect children from sexual abuse through trainings, prevention education and most recently, through the use of EIE's award-winning, multi-media Internet Safety 101® program.
"We are so pleased that Commissioner Roberts will be continuing to advance our long tradition of partnership with the Salvation Army through serving on our Board.  The Salvation Army has been a key ally in efforts to fight against child exposure to pornography, to advance online safety efforts, and to combat global child sexual abuse. We are proud to continue to stand with them."  Commented Donna Rice Hughes, Enough Is Enough® President.
On November 1, 2010, Commissioner Nancy Roberts and her husband Commissioner William Roberts were appointed to serve at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters, as President of Women's Ministries and National Commander, respectively.
"The Salvation Army is deeply concerned about  dangers facing children online today, and has been working with Enough Is Enough® for many years to deliver Internet safety training and information to the millions of families and parents we serve across the country, " said Commissioner Nancy Roberts. " It is with great enthusiasm that I join EIE's Board of Directors and continue to advance the cause to protect children from online dangers."
Commissioner Nancy Roberts and her husband were commissioned as officers in The Salvation Army in 1970.  Since 2008, Commissioners Roberts have led The Salvation Army in Kenya (West). Prior to this, they served in a variety of roles throughout the organization including leadership roles in Argentina, Chicago, Grand Rapids, MI and at International Headquarters in London, England.
Commissioner Nancy Roberts, a first generation Salvationist and a school teacher by training and profession prior to officership, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Elementary Education and a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling, both from Eastern Michigan University.  She is certificated in gerontology from Madonna University and is a licensed professional counselor in the State of Michigan, USA.  She has also studied at the Nazarene Theological Seminary and Illinois Benedictine College.  
She has been the leader of numerous seminars and classes, and has served on the teaching staff of The Salvation Army's National Seminar on Evangelism and the Central Territory's Officer Continuing Education Program.  In 2001, she was included in Today's Chicago Woman magazine's list of 100 women "making a difference in Chicago."   
About Enough Is Enough®
Donna Rice Hughes is President of Enough Is Enough® (EIE), a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. Since then, EIE has continued to pioneer efforts including the widely acclaimed Internet Safety 101® program, which educates, equips and empowers parents, educators and other caring adults with the knowledge and resources needed to effectively protect children from pornography, sexual predators, and cyberbullies as well as how to keep kids safe on social networking sites, gaming and mobile devices. Contact Us for more information.  Media can contact us here.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.