Executive Director Dr. Calvin S. Morris will transition to retirement,originally announced in March 2011, with a six month sabbatical. Dr. Morris says that he will remain committed to CRS, working on transitional relationships and preparations for the upcoming 130th celebration luncheon in May 2012. As part of the leadership changes, some positions are being merged and shifted. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) position is being merged with the responsibilities of the next executive director. Additionally, the Board of Directors hired Pat O’Connell, a 30-year non-profit management veteran, as transitional managing director. Pat will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the organization during the transition to the new leadership in July 2012.