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About Us

Our Board of Directors


Michelle R. Metje
President

Robert Norris
Vice President

Jenny Donaldson
Volunteer Coordinator


Antoinette Madeira
Treasurer


Dennis Spitler
Chair of Advocacy


Ashley Wellman
Coordinator of Research


Deana Carrillo
Secretary


Jamie Runions
Volunteer Coordinator


Leslie Watkins
Chair of Community Education


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.