CASA of the Eastern Panhandle is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Mooney Loy as executive director effective October 22.
"I am thrilled to be joining the team for CASA of the Eastern Panhandle. I look forward to blending my skill set and experience with the talents of a well-established team. Working closely with the staff, The Friends of CASA and the CASA Board of Directors as we grow this organization to meet the needs of children involved in abuse/neglect cases in the tri-county region," Beth stated.
Until recently, Beth Loy has led WV Birth to Three, RESA 8, as their director for fourteen years. This agency ensures quality case management in the provision of support services to children and their families. Beth’s experience includes work directed at supporting the health, education and well-being of regional children through intervention and advocacy. Loy has more than 30 years of Social Work experience in both the public and private sectors.
Prior to accepting her position with RESA in 2004, Loy served as a Medical Social Worker at the Charleston Area Medical Center, Division of Women and Children and at University Pediatrics/Marshall University, from 1996-2001.
Loy completed Leadership Development with the WV Department of Personnel, chaired the WV Birth to Three Implementation Team, and attained certification in Conflict Resolution 2000: Mandate for the Millennium. She also completed a 40-hour course provided by WV University School of Law and the WV Family Court Master on Family Medication program. Her Graduate Practicum included working with the Student Assistance Program, providing counseling and support, cognitive therapy and intervention to students engaged in risky behavior, substance abuse or those suffering from depression.
Loy holds a Masters of Social Work from West Virginia University, with a specialization in Health. She also holds a bachelor of Social Work from that same university, with licensure from the state of West Virginia.
CASA of the Eastern Panhandle is located at 336 S. Queen St. in Martinsburg. The organization exists to protect the interest of abused and neglected children; to train volunteers to advocate for children in our community and our court system, with a mission to advocate until every child in Berkeley, Morgan and Jefferson Counties has a safe, loving and permanent home. For more information visit www.mycasaep.org.