Our Board

Board of Directors

President Susan Stoddard
Eastbrook Homes
Vice President Tenisa Frye
Farmers Insurance Group
Treasurer Darren McKnight
Stryker
Secretary Crystel Imperi
Fifth Third Bank
Cheryl Schuch
Family Promise of Grand Rapids
Trenessa Allen
Grand Rapids Housing Commission
Linda Anderson
Kellogg’s
Eric Williams
United Methodist Community House
Bridgette Baker
Fifth Third Bank
Michael Moody
Johnson Center For Philanthropy at GVSU
Glenda Walker
Cherry Health
Laura Morris
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Rev. Ben Taylor
Sparta Baptist Church
Sara Knoester
Mixed Staffing and Recruiting

Advisory Board

Michael Sytsma – Chair
Laurie Beard
Ellie Frey
Steve Heacock
Shelley Irwin
Carl Jandernoa
Patrick Miles

Our Staff

Emergency Services Team

Lisa Cruden
Vice President of Programs
Molly Wiersma
Director of Emergency Services
Abbey Wallace
IHN Grand Rapids Program Manager
Amanda Sterzick
IHN North Kent Program Manager
Cassandra Mehari
Pathway Home Program Manager
Kayla Chamberlain
Pathway Home Shelter Support
Julie Chalmers
IHN Grand Rapids Shelter Support
Tom Split
Shelter Support
Idris Fountain
Family Service Coordinator
Hannah Hooley
Family Service Coordinator
Cammie Arsulowicz
IHN North Kent Shelter Support
Mallory Ignasiak
Shelter Support Staff
Jaymie Tibbits
AmeriCorps Member

Family Engagement & Stabilization Team

Mary Peralta
Family Engagement & Stabilization Manager
LyRee Adams
Family Engagement & Stabilization Coordinator
Takenya Coleman
Family Engagement & Stabilization Coordinator
Gjenikwa Gonzales
Family Engagement & Stabilization Coordinator
Family Engagement & Stabilization Coordinator
Mackenzie Vilmont
Family Engagement & Stabilization Coordinator

Housing Team

Jim Davis
Director of Housing
Jim Drath
PIH & Housing Program Manager
Seth Caldwell
PIH Business Development Specialist
Jamie Sible
PIH Project Coordinator
Julia Ervin
Landlord Advocate
Chris Stiltner
Repair and Maintenance Technician
Alex Gould
Repair and Maintenance Technician
Andy Cruden
General Project Laborer

Finance Team

Aurelia Bouwhuis
Vice President of Finance
Jessica Sheldon
Director of Contracts & Compliance
Heather Burnette
Accounting Assistant

Development Team

Kate O’Keefe
Director of Development and Community Engagement
Lily Fossel
Community Development Manager
Kelsy Vining
Kelsy Vining
Congregational Development Manager
Andrea Robinson
Annual Fund Manager

Support Team

Cheryl Schuch
CEO
Lisa Valk
COO
Francisco Calderon
Vice President of Business Intelligence
Cliff Washington
Human Resources Generalist
Julia Atherton
Office Administrator