Staff


Suzy Roth
Executive Director

Vanessa Wilkins
Foster Care Director

Amy Jo Fox
Care Community Director

Jess Gafkjen
Central Indiana Regional Manager & Communications Director

Chad Bedwell
Northeast Indiana Regional Manager

Elizabeth Howard
Financial Manager

Bill Neal
Children's Home Program Director

Lindie McElroy
Care Community Administrative Assistant


Volunteer County Liaisons

County Liaisons operate as the bridge in their county - connecting churches,
businesses, and individuals with child welfare staff, foster parents and children in foster care.

Sarah Phillips
Allen County

Jess Fankhouser
Grant County

Valerie Tabb
Hancock County

Krista Kraemer
Hendricks County

Cindy Sewell
Howard County  

Evie Blackburn
Huntington County  

Whitney Small
Johnson County  

Casey Getzin
Madison County  

Laura Mobley
Marion County  

Amy Land
Miami County 


Volunteer Strategic Consultants

Strategic Consultants consult in their area of expertise with ministry leaders and church advocates.

Laura Mobley
Church Ministries

Erin Moore
Care Communities

Scott Noel
Care Communities

Heidi Porterfield
Care Communities

Valerie Tabb
Care Communities

Anthony Troyer
Care Communities


Volunteer Champions

Champions function as the primary contact and coordinator for their Children's Home and/or area.

Chelsea Bennett
Faith In Deeds Champion

 

Mary Coombs
New Song Champion

Kathleen Gannon
Exodo Champion

Emnet Gilbert
Berhan Yehun Co-Champion

Thomas Gilbert
Berhan Yehun Co-Champion

Betsy Rhoades
Romaniv Co-Champion

Gretchen Stanley
Adoption Champion

Lois Teeter
Romaniv Co-Champion


Board of Directors


Steve Jansen
Board Chair

Adam Snively
Board Vice Chair

Cindy Schwefel
Treasurer

Kim Jansen
Secretary

Gary DeBoard
Member

Laurie McNeil
Member

Dan Neumann
Member

Heidi Porterfield
Member

Warren Powell
Member

Elizabeth Howard
Member

Suzy Roth
Member