Our Team

Our Staff

Carrie Gerard
Executive Director

Kelly Vandergriff
Office Manager

Heather Palmer
Emergency Assistance Partner


Laurie Madden
Director of Emergency Assistance

Paty Robles
Director of Multicultural Services


Shiny Varughese
Family Advocate


Tommy Cook
Communications Manager

Our Board

  • Nicole Carl – Chair, Mercer
  • Karen Philley – Chair-Elect, ret. GE
  • Drew Hight – Secretary, ElderServe
  • Floyd Smith, River City Bank
  • Vaughn Bowen, Women First
  • George Carson, Middletown Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • Doug Dawson, Attorney
  • Glenda McCollum, Middletown United Methodist Church
  • Jason Nemes, Attorney
  • Larry Olliges, Dees Crafts - owner
  • Elizabeth Starr, WellCare
  • Scott Walker, Wealthcare Investments