Merlin Foundation adds Bartos to advisory board
Berryville Police Chief Robert Bartos has been appointed to The Merlin Foundation's Advisory Board effective immediately, the foundation announced in a press release.
"The Advisory Board is the primary communications channel for vital information needed by the Foundation to ensure its mission is meeting the needs of the community," the press release says.
"Chief Bartos is particularly qualified to serve in this role which was previously held by the late Chief Muniz who had served in this capacity since the Foundation was chartered in 1993.
"The Board and the staff of the Merlin Foundation have had the honor of working with Chief Bartos in his capacity as the chief investigator with the Berryville Police Department. Chief Bartos has served the members of the community since joining the force in 2001. Chief Bartos has been in law enforcement since 1992 serving with the United States Navy."
"I have known Robert for many years and have a great respect for his judgment, dedication and fairness in everything he does" Dr. Merlin Leach says in the news release. "He will be a valuable asset in assisting the Foundation to effectively serve our community."