Little Children of the World directors and advisory council held a special called conference on June 5-7, in Etowah, Tenn., to honor Dr. Bettie Elwood and her husband Dr. Douglas Elwood, who retired from their leadership positions May 31. They elected Glenna Houk Waller of Barnesville as the new president and chief executive officer.
Serving as chief financial officer and vice president for the past 11 years, Waller is the wife of Lamar County Sheriff Larry Waller and daughter of Dean and Peggy Houk of Barnesville. Bettie Elwood is her aunt.
Glenna Waller accepts the title of president and CEO of Little Children of the World from her aunt Bettie Elwood, who recently retired from the post.