Scurry Miller Named President & CEO of CHAIL

Scurry Miller

Scurry Miller Named President & CEO of CHAIL

Scurry Miller has been selected to be the next President & CEO at the Children’s Home Association of Illinois (CHAIL), via the CHAIL Board of Trustees and in partnership with Krista Sietsema and the Scion Executive Search team.

In this role, effective November 14, 2022, Miller will bring over 30 years of nonprofit and social service experience to CHAIL. Here is an excerpt from the Board of Trustees at CHAIL:

“After conducting a national search, we are thrilled to welcome Scurry Miller as the new President and CEO at Children’s Home Association of Illinois,” said Bill Lutz, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. “Children’s Home has a strong history in our community and we are invigorated to bring in someone who we believe will continue the important mission of helping the youth and families who need it most while honoring the agency’s long legacy in Central Illinois.” 

Scurry joins as President and CEO with 30 years of nonprofit and social service experience. He led transformational and organizational change for nonprofits in Texas with a focus on supporting and serving vulnerable populations of homeless youth and families, at-risk individuals, and people living with HIV. He has a strong background in operations oversight, compliance, advocacy, and capital campaigns. He holds a licensure as a Child Care Administrator by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, a master’s degree in counseling, and is passionate about providing excellent care to youth and families.

“I am humbled to take on the role of President and CEO of Children’s Home Association of Illinois, an organization that not only has a large footprint and strong reputation in Central Illinois, but in the state,” said Scurry Miller, incoming President and CEO of CHAIL. “I look forward to getting to know the Peoria community and joining the leadership team, working alongside strong agency partners to continue the important work of strengthening families and providing safe and stable placement to youth in care. It’s an honor to support the staff and the youth and families served.”