Latham Centers Staff Appointments

Broadening an already excellent team
Newly appointed Latham Centers directors (left to right) Brynn Cooper, Katrina Fryklund, Heather Kelsey, and Dawn Dinnan (Latham Centers photo)

Latham Centers, Inc., the lower Cape’s largest human service employer, announces four appointments: Brynn Cooper, Director of Social Services; Katrina Fryklund, Director of National Outreach; Heather Kelsey, Director of Development; and Dawn Dinnan, Director of Communications.  Latham Centers is an international leader in special education and residential treatment of children and adults with disabilities.  The directors bring many years of non-profit experience to the mission-driven organization.

  • Brynn Cooper of Kingston (formerly Orleans) earned a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology from Bryant University and a Master’s in Clinical Social Work (LICSW) from Boston University.  
  • Katrina Fryklund of Wellfleet holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Master’s in Marketing and Communication from Clark University.  Ms. Fryklund has worked at Latham for four years.
  • Heather Kelsey of Brewster studied English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has been part of Latham’s fundraising team for two years.  Ms. Kelsey has 17 years of non-profit fundraising experience. 
  • Dawn Dinnan of Dennis received a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, a Master’s degree in Teaching English from Salem State University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Suffolk University.  Ms. Dinnan has worked at Latham for seven years.

Latham Centers employs more than 250 people from Orleans to Plymouth, and its programs include an intensive therapeutic Children’s Services residential school for students ages 8 to 22 and an Adult Services program including 11 group residences and individualized supported community living settings.  Founded in 1970, Latham Centers courageously, compassionately and creatively helps children and adults with complex special needs, including Prader-Willi syndrome, to lead meaningful, abundant lives.  Latham is internationally recognized for its expertise and success in working with individuals with PWS, a rare genetic disorder with no known cure. Latham Centers is accredited by the international Council on Accreditation. For more information, visit welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on