HAVEN’s Aimee Nimeh Steps Down, Matuszczak is Interim CEO

PONTIAC, Mich. — HAVEN, Oakland County’s only comprehensive program for survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault, announced the resignation of CEO Aimee Nimeh. Nimeh has been at the helm of the organization since 2018.

“It has been my honor to serve an organization that means so much to me and has impacted countless others over the years. I am so very proud of all that we have accomplished,” said Nimeh. “We have done so much amazing work over the past several years, yet the events of the last two years have propelled me towards evaluating my goals and reprioritizing my time to focus more on my family and their well-being.”

HAVEN’s mission continues during its transition as an Executive Search Committee begins searching for a new CEO to lead the organization. With support from a strong Leadership Team and the Board of Directors, Emily Matuszczak, HAVEN Senior Program Director, will serve as Interim CEO.

Emily Matuszczak, HAVEN Senior Program

“We thank Aimee for her years of service to HAVEN and for her dedication and skill in helping the organization to navigate during a global pandemic,” said Kristin Christ, Chair, HAVEN Board of Directors. “We look forward to Aimee’s support in the future on a volunteer basis and wish her well in her future endeavors.”

HAVEN is Oakland County provides shelter, counseling, advocacy, and educational programming for more than 30,000 survivors and their families per year.