The Human Services Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Laxmi Parmeswar as the new Executive Director. Laxmi has over 20 years of experience in social service organizations & educational institutions throughout USA and India. Al Mirin, board president, is thrilled to have Laxmi on board. “With her wealth of experience and multiple skills, she will be able to support the Human Services Council’s five programs which help over 8,000 children per year while continuing to identify any unmet community needs.” She was founder and CEO of Positive Outcomes, Inc., a counseling, consulting and training company specializing in corporate training, organizational development for social service/educational organizations, and operating school based family counseling programs. Her clientele included public schools, social service organizations, and educational institutions. Laxmi launched a state-of-the-art, first of its kind, school-based, independent Counseling Center in Mumbai, India. Laxmi was also Executive Director of the North Fulton Child Development Association (NFCDA) in the metro-Atlanta
“Laxmi Parmeswar Day”. Prior to joining the Child Development Association, Laxmi was the Vice President of "Family Service of Burlington County", a large non-profit counseling organization serving adults, children and families in New Jersey. Laxmi says, “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve Norwalk and its neighboring communities through a prestigious organization such as the Human Services Council. We are committed to facilitate community collaborations and deliver the highest
quality of programs to children and families.” Laxmi has a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Emporia State University, Kansas and a Masters in Applied Psychology from the University of Bombay, India. She is certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors and licensed in
several states. Laxmi is married, and has two sons. Her husband, Ravi Parmeswar is an executive in a multi-national corporation. They reside in North Stamford. For over six decades, the Human Services Council has identified unmet community needs and has “filled the gaps” by developing and implementing programs focusing on health, housing, education and volunteerism. Collaborating with local not-for-profit organizations, HSC
provides services to over 8,000 children and families each year. For more information go to www.hscct.org, or call 203-849-1111.