Sherrie L. Crabb Named Executive Director for Family Counseling Center, Inc.
The Tri-County Board of Directors announce the appointment of Sherrie L. Crabb as Executive Director for Family Counseling Center, Inc. Sherrie L. (Smith) Crabb is originally from Rosiclare, Illinois. She currently resides in Harrisburg with her husband, Stephen. They have 2 children, Sean, who is 5 years old, and Janel, who will be 2 in August.
Sherrie graduated from Hardin County High School where she is a Hall of Fame Inductee. She went on to attend Eastern Illinois University (EIU) in Charleston, Illinois, where she earned her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Science in Human Development and Family Life degrees. During her time at EIU, she served as a Graduate Assistant, received many academic scholarships, served on several advisory committees, and was elected as Student Dean of the Graduate School.
During her educational career, Sherrie was selected as Miss Illinois County Fair and named the Official Spokesperson for the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs and Hostess for both the Illinois State Fair and DuQuoin State Fair. She traveled over 12,000 miles throughout the State of Illinois promoting agricultural issues and addressed the Illinois General Assembly on important legislative matters. For her work at the State level, Sherrie received the “Key to the City” of Rosiclare and April 9th in Williamson County was declared “Sherrie Smith Day”.
Sherrie is very involved in the community and volunteers often as emcee of special events and festivals. She also enjoys judging local competitions and talent shows. Most of all, Sherrie is very passionate about educating local community members and professionals about issues and trends related to behavioral, developmental, and senior health in Southern Illinois.
In 2008, she began her career with Family Counseling Center, Inc. as a Youth Outpatient Therapist. Sherrie was quickly promoted to Youth Programs Coordinator and then again to Behavioral Health Assistant Director. As selected by Tri County Board of Directors, Mrs. Crabb became the 5th Executive Director of Family Counseling Center, Inc. on July 1, 2014.