Our Team

Our Staff

Carrie Gerard
Executive Director

Heather Palmer
Emergency Assistance Partner

Kelly Vandergriff
Office Manager

Laurie Madden
Director of Emergency Assistance

Melissa Sego
Home-Delivered Meals Coordinator

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