Emilyn Haugen, Director of Parenting Time Centers, was elected to the board of directors of the world-wide Supervised Visitation Network at its annual conference in New Orleans on May 31.

"I am honored to be part of an organization whose goal is to help Centers by promoting best practices in an effort to offer safety and hope to all families." Haugen said in a news release. "Serving at the national level will help me help other professionals serving children and families involved in supervised visitation."

The Supervised Visitation Network (SVN) is an international membership organization of professionals who provide supervised visitation and access services to families.

Haugen has worked in the supervised visitation field for 15 years, starting out her career as a monitor of supervised parenting times, then as director of the five Parenting Time Centers in West Central Minnesota, a program of Someplace Safe.

Someplace Safe Parenting Time Centers has five locations: Fergus Falls, Glenwood, Morris, Ortonville, and Perham. Someplace Safe is a nonprofit organization working to eliminate violence in West Central Minnesota and beyond.