Executive Director leaving RCIL

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - After 30 years of leadership at the Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL), Executive Director Burt Danovitz will be leaving on June 28, 2013.

Diana Sorrento of RCIL said Danovitz would be using his time to pursue consulting, writing and will remain in the realm of advocacy and public policy change for human rights. He will consult with RCIL until a permanent replacement for his position is found, Sorrento said.

Joann Marshall will act as Interim Executive Director as of July 1, 2013 until the search is complete.

An event honoring Danovitz will be held on June 20 at RCIL, 1607 Genesee Street in Utica from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and those interested can contact Diane Sorrento at

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