Front row (left to right): Charlita Cloman, Adriane Louie and MCHS Board President Carol Biedenharn. Back row (left to right): Alfrado Donelson, Brad Maley, Barney Daly and MCHS Chief Executive Officer Chris Cherney. Not pictured is Helen Dalehite.
Mississippi Children's Home Services (MCHS) inducted new members to serve on the 2009 - 2010 Mississippi Children's Home Services Board of Directors.
New Board members serving a three-year term include: Adriane Louie, Regional Human Resources Manager for Precoat Metals in Byram; Alfrado Donelson, Attorney with Adams and Reese, LLP; Barney Daley, President, North Metro Region of Trustmark National Bank; Charlita Cloman, Vice-President and Community Affairs Manager for Regions Bank; Helen Dalehite, Broker for Portraits, Inc.; and Brad Maley, First Vice-President, Hinds County Retail Division Manager, for BancorpSouth.
Mississippi Children's Home Services Board of Directors oversees and conducts business matters on behalf of this statewide non-profit agency. Members from all over the state represent Mississippi Children's Home Services in issues related to the agency that serves abused and neglected Mississippi children, youth and families in need.
Adriane Louie, President of the Mississippi Children's Home Services Auxiliary and a new Board member, stated, "I am excited about being a Board member because it allows me to become even more involved with Mississippi Children's Home Services."
"Being on the Board helps me understand what happens 'behind the scenes' and how it impacts the long term goals of the agency," said Louie. "Through the involvement with the Board, I feel like I am making a positive difference in the community and contributing to the long-term growth and success of Mississippi Children's Home Services."
"I look forward to working closely with the new Board members, and we are very fortunate to have on such distinguished advocates for Mississippi children, youth, and families on our team," said MCHS Chief Executive Officer Chris Cherney. "Our new members are seasoned professionals, community leaders and volunteers."