CTF welcomes Charmaine Smith, St. Louis, to the Children's Trust Fund Board of Directors. Smith, recently appointed by Governor Jay Nixon, is the founder and executive director of Discovering Options, a St. Louis-based charitable organization that provides children with comprehensive, supportive and enriching after-school programming. The Governor has appointed Smith for a term ending Sept. 15, 2012.
CTF also expresses appreciation to outgoing Board member Laurie Donovan, St. Peters, for her outstanding volunteer work and dedicated service to the Children's Trust Fund totalling more than 17 years. Donovan originally served on the Board between 1989 and 1998 while a member of the Missouri House of Representatives as well as during the last seven years as a private citizen.