Carey Services Announces 2022 Board of Directors and Elected Officers
The Carey Services board of directors recently approved the 2022 board of directors and board officers.
John Jones, previous Vice Chairperson, was elected to serve as chairperson for 2022. Steve Smithley, who had previously served as chairperson and immediate past chairperson, was re-elected immediate past chairperson. Other officers elected include: Phil Bowers, vice chairperson; Cassie Austin, treasurer, and Cathy Weatherspoon, re-elected as secretary. The board officers also make up the board’s executive committee.
At the December Board meeting, Carey Services said “good bye” to a few long-term and committed board members. Carey Services thanks Rich Orrell and Doug Bryant for their awesome service and dedication.
“I appreciate the willingness of the many community leaders and people passionate about our mission to give of their most valuable asset, their time, to serve the individuals we serve by participating on our board to help us plan and execute our bold vision for transformation,” said Jim Allbaugh, Carey Services’ president and chief executive officer. “I know each board member is committed to seeing Carey Services have even greater impact in coming days and years, and collectively, they share our vision of a world where all people are empowered and equally valued in the community.”
Community members interested in serving on the Board at Carey Services can contact Jim Allbaugh at 765.668.8961.
Complete list of 2022 Board of Directors includes:
John Jones – Chairperson
Phil Bowers – Vice-Chairperson
Cassie Austin – Treasurer
Cathy Weatherspoon – Secretary
Steve Smithley – Immediate Past Chairperson
In addition to the agency’s governing board of directors, Carey Services seeks community involvement through other agency committees. The agency’s Early Head Start program seeks community input through its policy council that guides program activities; the council includes program staff, families being served, community representatives, and early childhood education professionals. For information on the policy council and to find out how you can join, please contact Beth Wickham, Vice President of Early Childhood Education at 765.668.8961, extension 177.