CAJA Gets New Executive Director

Lesley Kubik has been selected the new executive director for the Court Appointed Juvenile Advocates (CAJA) of Marshall County, the CAJA board directors announced this week.

Mrs. Kubik and her family reside in the Mt. Hebron community. She has nearly 7 years experience in counseling, college administration and office and communications management. She was most recently employed at Marshall Medical Centers as a psychiatric screener, and at Dayspring Center for Christian Counseling where she practiced as a professional counselor.

Mrs. Kubik was previously employed at Snead State Community College for over 6 years in various positions including 2 years as director of admissions, recruiting & student support. She is an active member of the American and Alabama
Counseling Associations and also serves as a volunteer counselor at Real Life Pregnancy Center.

Mrs. Kubik is a member of Marshall County Schools Advisory Council and previously served on the Boards of Directors of the Marshall County Education Foundation and the Dayspring Center for Christian Counseling. She received English and communications degrees from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ and a masters of science in counselor education and community agency from Jacksonville State University.

“She was the unanimous choice of our search committee,” said Leon Hicks, board president. He also noted, “Mrs. Kubik brings to the job an excellent working relationship with many of CAJA constituencies and a counseling and administration background that will serve her and CAJA well. Most importantly she has a heart for children, particularly those who have been abused or neglected. We believe that under Mrs. Kubik’s. leadership CAJA of Marshall County will continue to be an effective voice for the theseĀ children.”

The Court Appointed Juvenile Advocates (CAJA) of Marshall County is a non-profit organization that trains community volunteers to advocate for Marshall County’s most severly abused and neglected children.

CAJA is supported by the United Way of Marshall county, court fees and by direct contributions from individuals, corporations
and agencies interested in CAJA’s mission.


This article originally appeared in the March 30th edition of Advertiser Gleam