Glens Falls, NY – June 13, 2022 – Community, Work & Independence Inc. (CWI) would like to announce the promotion of April Boucher to the position of VP/Chief Operating Officer. In this new capacity, Mrs. Boucher will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s day-to-day operations of the programs, services, and their related support activities. She will also be responsible for enhancing the internal organization processes and infrastructure that will allow CWI to continue to grow and fulfill its mission.

Since first joining Community, Work & Independence Inc. (CWI) in 2002, Mrs. Boucher has served in several roles of increasing responsibility and authority.  Most recently, she was the Director of Quality Assurance. In that role she assisted management in leading CWI’s Quality Management efforts in a planned, systematic, and ongoing process to assess the quality and appropriateness of services, continuously improving service delivery and ensuring corporate compliance.

Mrs. Boucher has achieved many significant accomplishments; she is a 2018 Leadership Adirondack Alumni and was a Post Star 20 under 40 recipient in 2016.  She is currently the Secretary of the ARCC Ambassador Committee and serves on the Board of Directors for WAIT House.  She is also active on the Special Olympics Games Organizing Committee. Mrs. Boucher represents CWI and Disabilities Services on various OPWDD committees.  Most recently, she has been instrumental in navigating the frequently changing COVID-19 regulations and requirements at CWI.

According to Deb Rowell, Acting CEO “Community, Work & Independence Inc. (CWI) is very pleased to share April Boucher’s promotion where she will apply her years of experience with our organization in her new role. Mrs. Boucher will be an asset allowing us to provide those we serve with quality services while enabling us to achieve our goals for growth as a company. As you may know, Community, Work & Independence Inc. (CWI) has a long-standing practice of promoting from within whenever appropriate, both our staff and service recipients will benefit from the knowledge and skills she has acquired while ensuring we continually provide quality services.”  Mrs. Boucher resides in Hudson Falls with her husband Tom and sons, Casey and Ethan.

Established in 1963, Community, Work & Independence Inc. (CWI), a not-for-profit community rehabilitation provider specializes in offering innovative supports and services to meet the needs of the medically frail, intellectually/developmentally disabled, mentally economically disadvantaged, brain-injured, learning disabled, and other individuals in four counties. CWI supports individuals to be productive and meaningful members of their local community by building a foundation that allows them to springboard toward a higher level of independence while discovering their potential and pursuing the lives they envision. To learn more about us, or support our accomplishments visit us online at