Licking County News

MHALC names executive director

The Mental Health America of Licking County Board of Trustees has announced the hiring of a new executive director.

Penny Sitler will replace Paddy Kutz, who will retire Nov. 16, after 32 years of service.

Sitler has a bachelor's degree in English and political science from Wittenberg University.

She has 15 years of experience managing nonprofit organizatios and is familiar with Licking County foundations.

Sitler will be introduced Nov. 16, at the MHALC annual dinner meeting, to be held at the Reese Center on the Ohio State University Newark/Central Ohio Technical College campus. Kutz will retire that evening.

The community is welcome to attend the dinner.

Tickets to the dinner are $30.

To make reservations, visit or call 740-522-1341.