Ms. Boyer came to the Institute for Human Services in 2013 to manage the development of the Ohio Human Services Training System (OHSTS).
Prior to IHS, she was self-employed for 12 years as a consultant specializing in professional education and training, organizational development; strengths based practices, and reentry services. Ms. Boyer's background includes over 36 years of work in the areas of administration, strategic planning, policy and program development, staff supervision and training, marketing, and community collaboration. She has worked six years in child welfare and was actually trained by Judy Rycus and Ron Hughes prior to the existence of the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program.
Ms. Boyer received the Director’s Award in 2009 from the U.S. Dept. of Justice Community Capacity Development Office for her work in developing comprehensive strategies for the prevention, intervention, and suppression of illicit drugs and gangs in high crime areas.
Ms. Boyer received her Master of Science in Social Administration degree from Case Western Reserve University and bachelor's degree from the College of Wooster. She holds an independent licensure from both the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board and the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, along with the highest certification in prevention.