Clara Reynolds, Chair, Regional Council Representative for Circuit 13CEO Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

    Clara Reynolds is the President and CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay (Crisis Center). For more than forty years, the Crisis Center has been providing services to individuals and families who suffer distress from serious life crisis. Mrs. Reynolds leads a staff of over 220 employees and over 100 volunteers who responds to over 160,000 requests for help every year.   Crisis services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The Crisis Center is a community leader in the implementation of Trauma Informed Care both in service delivery and in organizational culture. As an integral component of Hillsborough County’s system of care, the agency provides a wide range of programs/services. The services of the Crisis Center are based on successful national, evidence-based models or certified programs.

    Mrs. Reynolds is also the co-founder and former executive director for Success 4 Kids & Families, a non-profit corporation that embraces system of care values and principles to provide children and their families with a comprehensive array of services. Additionally, she was the Project Manager for the Multiagency Network for Severely Emotionally Disturbed Children/Youth (SEDNET) for Hillsborough County Public Schools. She was a school social worker from 1995‑97 for the Youth Services Program of the Hillsborough County Public Schools and has worked as a Child Protective Investigation intern for the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services in the State of Florida.