Kubik Appointed CAJA Executive Director

A STAFF REPORT, The Arab Tribune

Lesley Kubik has been appointed executive director for the County Appointed Juvenile Advocates (CAJA) of Marshall County by its board of directors.

She succeeds Sherry Willis of Union Grove, who resigned earlier this month.

Kubik and her family live in the Mt. Hebron community and she comes to CAJA with nearly seven years experience in counseling, college administration and office and communications management.

She was most recently employed at the Marshall Medical Centers as a psychiatric screener, and at the Dayspring Center for Christian Counseling where she practiced as a professional counselor.

Kubik was previously employed at Snead State Community College for more than six years in various positions including two years as director of admissions, recruiting and 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.

Kubik is a member of the Marshall County Schools Advisory Council and previously served on the board of directors of the Marshall County Education Foundation and Dayspring Center for Christian Counseling.

She received degrees from Rutgers University and Jacksonville State University.

In announcing its selection, the board of directors reported that the choice of Lesley Kubik came easily.

“She was the unanimous choice of our search committee,” said Leon Hicks, board president. “Mrs. Kubik brings to the job an excellent working relationship with many of CAJA’s 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 the Mrs. Kubik’s leadership CAJA of Marshall County will continue to be an effective voice for these children.”

CAJA of Marshall County is a non-profit organization that trains community volunteers to advocate for Marshall County’s most serverly abused and neglected children. CAJA is supported by the United Way of Marshall County, court fees and by direct contributions form individuals, corporations and agencies interested in CAJA’s mission.


This article appeared in The Arab Tribune, March 30, 2016