After many months of searching, the Board of Directors of Interchurch Social Services is pleased
to announce the appointment of Carolyn Fergus to the position of Executive Director. Ms.
Fergus spent 35 years serving in the Public Safety sector. She was with the Ohio State Patrol for
three years, Knox County Sheriff’s Office for sixteen years and sixteen years with the Dublin
Police Department. Her career advanced from dispatcher to 911 Supervisor. Ms. Fergus is a
graduate of the American Baptist Churches of Ohio Lay Pastor Training Academy. A lifelong
resident of Knox County, she currently resides in Fredericktown. Ms. Fergus will assume duties
on Monday, June 13, working with outgoing executive Joy Harris through the end of the month.
Mrs. Harris states, “I am pleased with the decision made by the Board. I have every confidence
in Carolyn and her ability to lead this organization. I am sure the staff and community will give
her the same support that I have been blessed with over the years.” Mrs. Harris went on to state
that it has been her privilege to work with and serve the people of Knox County.
Serving Knox County since 1968, Interchurch Social Services is a Christian faith-based ministry,
uniting community resources to meet the needs of those in crisis. Offices in Centerburg,
Danville, Fredericktown and Mt. Vernon make it easy to access services when needed. For more
information, call 740-397-4825.