Hayes received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Ohio University and a master’s degree in business administration from Thomas Moore College.
Aller had served as post commander in Springfield since 2014. He was a trooper for more than 15 years.
He started his law enforcement career as an officer with the St. Paris Police Department, then later was a deputy with the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office before applying for the State Highway Patrol. He was then at the OSHP Dayton post for five years, and worked as a sergeant at the Piqua post for 11 years before becoming Springfield’s post commander.