Shan Cretin

Shan Cretin Speaking

Shan Cretin at a microphone

AFSC General Secretary Shan Cretin

Letter to Attorney General Holder About Recent FBI Raids

In recent weeks, AFSC partners across the country have been the subjects of raids by the FBI, investigations by local police departments, and grand jury investigations.  AFSC believes these raids are ominous portents of renewed stifling of domestic dissent, not effective law enforcement. They place a cloud over the public debate that is vital in a healthy democracy.

Chronicle of Philanthropy: AFSC appoints Shan Cretin to top job

Chronicle of Philanthropy People section:

American Friends Service Committee (Philadelphia): Appointed Shan Cretin, director of its Pacific Southwest region, based in Los Angeles, to be general secretary, the organization’s top job.

Phillyist.com:New Friend in Town

The American Friends Service Committee today officially welcomed its new leader.

Shan Cretin assumed her post as secretary general of the Philadelphia-based Quaker humanitarian organization, after serving for seven years as director of the AFSC's Pacific Southwest region.

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Shan Cretin

Shan Cretin

American Friends Service Committee Appoints Shan Cretin as Next General Secretary

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Shan Cretin

Shan Cretin

Shan Cretin brings leadership and extensive experience to new role. Shan will assume her duties this September.

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