Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Peacemaker Program has a new Executive Director. The non-profit group that works to bring understanding and cooperation between law enforcement officials and the community they serve, appointed Steve Robinson to the position.

Robinson replaces Brenda Episcopo who left to assume the Executive Director position at the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area. Robinson, a 20-year veteran of the US Air Force, has a background in Human Resources and Law Enforcement, according to officials with the group. The Peacemaker Program provides an array of services including, dispute resolution, child advocacy services and police and community mediation services. To learn more about the Peacemaker Program visit their website at, www.thepeacemakerprogram.org.