Joni Kaiser, forced out in 2011 as director of the Committee to Aid Abused Women that she co-founded, has been elected to public office in Pennsylvania.
Kaiser was elected in November to a four year term on the Thompson Borough city council.
After leaving CAAW, Kaiser and her husband moved to Susquehanna County, Pa. She works for United Way across the border in New York. She headed CAAW for 34 years—from 1977 to 2011. During that time she also served on the Sparks city council.