Leadership & Key Staff Positions

We’re proud to have made progress in diversifying our staff and recognize that we still have work to do to achieve our diversity, equity and inclusion goals.

Darcie DeShazo, LCSW, Executive Director

Sara Bogan, Foster & Adoption Program Director

Morgan Casey, Recreation Coordinator

Lucinda Cassidy, Development Director

Janet Chesser-Bliss, Office Manager

Anna Drichta, Donor Services Coordinator

Devanie Ferguson, Education Supervisor

Brenda Henry, M. Ed, Compliance Director

Mercy Hernandez, Communications Coordinator

Joel Hess, Community Relations Coordinator

Emily Korman, LCSW, Group Home Director

Nikole Lockhart, M.A., LPC, Transitional Living Program Director

 

Jessica McKay, LPC-S, Senior Clinical Director

William Metz, Operations Director

Renee Randolph, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Human Resources Director

Samriddi Tiwari, Accounting Director

Tessa Voyles, M.A., LPC, Residential Treatment Center Director

Lindsey Wilhelm, Program Support Supervisor

Megan Avery Zellner, LPC, Foster & Adoption Clinical Director

Directors Emeritae

Linda Addicks Kokemor

Remembering Bobbie Mae Matthews

Left to right: Bobbie Mae Matthews, Linda Addicks Kokemor and Darcie DeShazo

Board of Directors

Cathy Buchanan, President

Kimberly Lombard, President-Elect

KaLyn Laney, Immediate Past President

Suzanne Blackburn, Recording Secretary

Tamara Palmieri, Treasurer

Ruth Whitehurst, Treasurer-Elect

Emily Sheehan, Member-at-Large

Jill Crocker

Dell Gully

Nancy Jennings

Melanie Joseph

Shelley Putney

Barbara Salyers

Cynthia Sandall

Julie Schechter

Debbie Simons

Terri Sloan

Blythe Wilson

Nancy Woelke

Jill Zamen

Advisory Board

Bob Buchanan

Lutie Butler

Amber Carden

Manny Farahani

Amy Felker

Robert Godwin

Ashley Goudeau

Nancy Nash Harper

Nikita Kakkad

Russell Korman

Liz Lock

Keith Miller

Jake Newman

Jim Parker

Jessica Sacheck

Steve Sandall

The Honorable John Specia

Staci Sprayberry

Kathie Tovo