CENTREVILLE - The Queen Anne's County commissioners have named Catherine Willis
as the county's new director of aging.
A department employee since 1994 and deputy director since 2000, Mrs. Willis
replaces the retiring director, Sue Leager.
A Queen Anne's County native, Mrs. Willis
grandfather into local government service.
"My future goals for the department include maintaining the service delivery to the growing senior population of Queen Anne's County as well as continuing the successful pattern set forth by my predecessor and mentor ... Sue E. Leager," Mrs. Willis
said in a prepared statement.
As the head of the Department of Aging
, Mrs. Willis
will oversee one of the county's biggest agencies.With 50 full- and part-time employees, the department has a budget of $2.5 million and oversees transportation services, nutrition and senior centers and a variety of community care programs.Mrs. Willis
will earn $74,000 a year in the position.