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About Us

Our Board of Directors


Michelle R. Metje
President
Michelle’s Bio

Robert Norris
Vice President
Robert’s Bio

Jenny Donaldson
Volunteer Coordinator
Jenny’s Bio

Antoinette Madeira
Treasurer
Antoinette’s Bio


Dennis Spitler
Chair of Advocacy
Dennis’ Bio

Ashley Wellman
Coordinator of Research
Ashley’s Bio

Deana Carrillo
Secretary
Deana’s Bio

Jamie Runions
Volunteer Coordinator
Jamie’s Bio


Leslie Watkins
Chair of Community Education
Leslie’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.