The Indiana Department of Child Services has appointed Susan Ford Office Director for the D-C-S office in Martin County. Ford was born in Washington and grew up in Bruceville. She joined Ireland Home-Based Services as a therapist in 2005. In 2006 she was promoted to supervisor and later worked as a community partners program manager at Ireland. She became a family case manager for the Daviess County D-C-S office in 2008. She transferred to the Knox County D-C-S office in 2010 where she was promoted to supervisor in 2012.