The Community Action House Staff
The Executive Director has oversight responsibilities for the financial stability of the agency, in-kind- resource procurement, the quality of service, the development and management of programs, and staff fulfillment of the mission of the Community Action House.
Jennifer Boerman, LMSW email@example.com
The Associate Director is directly responsible for the development, management and operations of CAH programming. The Associate Director assists the Director with grant writing and fund development.
Finance & HR Director
Elisa Martinez firstname.lastname@example.org
Fund Development Officer
Meagan Maas, BSW email@example.com
Empowerment Institute Staff
Felicia Thompson, EPIC Program Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel Unekis, M. Div., EPIC Employability Specialist email@example.com
Stabilization Services Supervisor
Melissa Roessing, LMSW firstname.lastname@example.org
Stabilization Services Staff / Stabilization Specialists
Chara Bouma-Prediger email@example.com
Daniel Unekis, M. Div. firstname.lastname@example.org
Deb Ralya email@example.com
Rachel Miller firstname.lastname@example.org
The Stabilization Services staff provides front desk management, intake assessments for food and other basic services, referrals to other agencies, case management, answering phones as needed, and other projects as assigned.
Homeless Outreach Specialist for Street Outreach
Jessica Rodriguez-Garza email@example.com
Education and Housing Specialists
Andrea Fantin, LBSW firstname.lastname@example.org
Ana Peña email@example.com
Tabitha Wolters, BSW firstname.lastname@example.org
The Housing Case Managers are MSHDA and NCHEC Certified and have adopted the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling. They work with clients in need of housing, foreclosure and transition counseling. This process includes: screening and assessment to verify eligibility, financial management, and coordination with local resources. In addition the Education Specialist organizes and facilitates educational services for clients who want to increase their financial literacy, home buyer, and home maintenance skills.
Community Kitchen Manager
Ryan Peirce email@example.com
The Kitchen Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the Community Kitchen including procuring food, preparing hot meals, recruiting, scheduling and managing over 300 volunteers.
Willie Baker firstname.lastname@example.org
Diane Guerrin email@example.com
Tom VanderPloeg firstname.lastname@example.org
Tammy Kruse email@example.com
Cheryl Gibson firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Post email@example.com
Kyrsten Van Weiren firstname.lastname@example.org
Josh Hauch email@example.com
The Resource Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the distribution network including in-kind donations, other resources plus the recruitment and coordination of volunteers.
Community and Resource Assistant
Mark Bradburn firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Arndt email@example.com
Marketing and Communication Specialist
David Lee firstname.lastname@example.org
The Communication Specialist serves as the Chair of the Communication Team, and is responsible for maintaining the agency website and social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter), as well as facilitating the collection of data and production of agency materials, such as newsletters and brochures.