Noah Project Inc., a family violence shelter, announced the organization's new development director, Ashlee Bradford.

Current Executive Director Dan Cox said, "Noah Project is excited to have Ashlee working for us, and we know she is going to be a great addition to our team."

The development director is responsible for public relations, strategic planning and implementation of fundraising efforts including Abilene Gives and Noah Project's annual Abilene Masters Golf Tournament, according to a press release.

Bradford added, "I am excited joining the team working diligently to bring an end to domestic violence in the Big Country. It is an amazing opportunity for me to share my passion for strengthening families while raising awareness and support for the cause within the community."