CTF welcomes Eric F. Battle, St. Louis, to the Children's Trust Fund Board. Battle, recently appointed by Governor Jay Nixon, is the executive pastor for House of Deliverance Church and also serves as bereavement coordinator for United Healthcare Hospice Service. He served as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy from 2002 to 2007 and as deputy director of the Division of Workforce Development from 2007 to 2009. The Governor has appointed Battle for a term ending Sept. 15, 2012.
CTF also expresses appreciation to outgoing Board member Rev. Robert H. Marty for his outstanding volunteer work and service over the past seven years.