The Board of Directors at The Center for Prevention of Abuse is pleased to announce the selection of Carol Merna as the new Executive Director to replace Martha Herm, who is retiring after 25 years of service. Merna served as Chief of Staff for the 18th Congressional District for many years, serving Representatives Michel, LaHood and Schock. Merna was most recently employed by the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria.
Ms. Merna will begin her duties as Executive Director on March 23. Herm will continue at The Center through May or June to assist with the transition.