Jeanne Mae Caisse, former director of The Kingman Resource Center, was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to one count of felony theft earlier this morning. Caisse had been accused of stealing more than $7,000 from the nonprofit organization, which provides services for low-income families; it is funded by other charities in the New York.
Caisse, who was first arrested at Kingman's board meeting last Spring, is just another nonprofit manager who as run into legal trouble lately. Earlier, we wrote about how Robert Jones, former CEO of the National Center for the Employment of the Disabled, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for fraud in government contracts. We also wrote about Sheila Kitchens, a nonprofit bookkeeper who was sentenced to three years in jail for computer theft and first-degree forgery. And of course, there has been legal issues in the past year or so with Larry Jones, former head of Feed the Children. So when it comes to non profit managers and CEOs, March continues to be an unkind month.
Read the full article on Jeanne Mae Caisse at The Times Union.