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About Us

Our Board of Directors

Michelle R. Metje
Michelle’s Bio

Robert Norris
Vice President
Robert’s Bio

Dennis Spitler
Chair of Advocacy
Dennis’ Bio

Jeanie Magruder
Advocacy Coordinator
Jeanie’s’ Bio

Ashley Wellman
Coordinator of Research
Ashley’s Bio

Deana Carrillo
Deana’s Bio

Jamie Runions
Volunteer Coordinator
Jamie’s Bio

Antoinette Madeira
Antoinette’s Bio

Corey D. Laykovich
9/16/1990 – 7/28/2013

Foundation History

  • In July of 2013, 22 year old Corey Daniel Laykovich was attacked within 3 blocks of his home. This assault resulted in his death, which escalated the crime to murder.
  • After Corey’s murder, his family quickly found out there were no victim’s advocates assigned to surviving victims of homicide (until someone is charged with the crime) in their precinct. Corey’s mother had been in Social Work for more than a quarter of a century, and this information came as a surprise to her. Therefore, after a great deal of research, Corey’s family and loved ones began “Corey’s Network, Inc.… a foundation for hope”.CNI (Corey’s Network, Inc.) was formed on June 1, 2014. It now consist of professionals and cover a wide variety of backgrounds from medical to legal. Each are personally invested in the success of the program.