Carey Services Announces 2023 Board of Directors and Elected Officers
The Carey Services board of directors recently celebrated long-serving board members, approved the 2023 board of directors and board officers, and added two new Board members to service.
John Jones was elected to serve a 2nd term as chairperson for 2023. Kevin Planck, who had previously served as chairperson, was elected immediate past chairperson. Other officers elected include: Phil Bowers, vice chairperson (2nd term); Cassie Dixon (2nd term), treasurer, and Sarah Summersett, elected as secretary. The board officers also make up the board’s executive committee.
At the December 2022 Board meeting, Carey Services said “goodbye” to a few long-term and committed board members. Carey Services thanks, Steve Smithley, Rodney Faulk, Cathy Weatherspoon, and Tashema Davis for their awesome service and dedication.
During its January 2023 Executive Committee meeting, the Board approved of the following two new members of the Carey Services Board who began service in January: Kolby Rosemeyer, and Dr. Jayda Monteiro.
“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 and the people we employ 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, extension 102 or at email@example.com.
Complete list of 2023 Board of Directors includes:
- John Jones – Chairperson
- Phil Bowers – Vice-Chairperson
- Cassie Dixon– Treasurer
- Sarah Summersett – Secretary
- Kevin Planck – Immediate Past Chairperson
- Jim Wallace
- Dana Gault
- Josh Schenck
- Valree Kinch
- Eric Walts
- Craig Persinger
- Karen Dowling
- Kolby Rosemeyer
- Dr. Jayda Monteiro
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.