We want to welcome our newest CEP Board Members - Addie King and Pat Thackery!
"Thank you for your consideration in bringing me back on to the CEP Board. I am entering my third term serving as an elected member of the Urbana City Council. I am the proud owner of Cafe Paradiso for the last 17years. I play an active role as Real Estate developer in downtown Urbana. I have served two terms on CEP board. I have served as past chairman of the Champaign County Visitor's Bureau. I have served as President of the Downtown Merchant’s Association for Urbana. I have served in the past on the Design Review Board as a member. "
Addie J. King is a Champaign County native, and 1994 graduate of West Liberty-Salem. She earned a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in criminal justice and minoring in psychology at Ohio Northern University in 1998, and earned a law degree from the University of Dayton in 2001. After working for the City of Dayton prosecutor’s office, the Champaign County prosecutor’s office, and the Champaign County Child Support Enforcement agency, Addie opened King Law Offices, LPA LLC in Urbana, Ohio in August 2018, where she handles criminal and OVI defense, family law, guardian ad litem work, end of life documents, appeals, and juvenile delinquency cases. Addie is also a published fiction author and editor, with six novels and fourteen short stories in print. She is married, with a stepson and a daughter.