Attorney Elizabeth G. Dineen serves as the CEO of the YWCA of Western Massachusetts. Throughout her career, she has been a strong advocate for women and children. For 27 years, she served as an Assistant District Attorney in Hampden County Massachusetts. During her tenure, her caseload primarily focused on prosecuting adult sexual assaults, domestic violence, physical and sexual child abuse and child homicide cases. She transitioned from the District Attorney’s Office to Bay Path University, where she served as the chair of the Criminal Justice Department and taught in the Honors Program. Throughout her career, she served on a number of national, state and local boards. Additionally, she has received a number of honors in recognition of service to her community.