netia-lgNetia Olvey, a lifetime resident of Randolph County, grew up on a farm in the beautiful rolling hills of Randolph County between Attica and Warm Springs. She is the daughter of Bill & Elsie Hayes and attended Maynard schools. Netia married into the Olvey family in 1978 and shortly thereafter began work in the agency, on a part time basis at first and later full time in the agency accounting role. Also, active in our community, Netia has worked on projects that primarily affect low income families and animals. Having started the first community wide Christmas basket program in our county to assure that children of low income families would have food and gifts on Christmas, and seeing the program through until the Salvation Army took the program over. With a love of animals, dogs in particular, Netia has been active with Randolph County Humane Society for many years and served as an abuse / neglect investigator with that organization until the law changed in 2009, mandating that investigations be carried out by law enforcement or animal control officer only. She was instrumental in many fundraising efforts to provide funds for the RCHS spay / neuter assistance program.