Joshua Gale is the executive director of Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network and the chairman of the region's Planning Council on Homelessness. Before coming to Fort Wayne, he served as executive director of Lutheran Charities based out of Chicago. He has also worked in Philadelphia at Philadelphia Lutheran Ministries as a mission developer, and in Lima, Peru as the executive director of Castillo Fuerte--Casa de Misericordia. Joshua is dedicated to project development for the housing insecure and expanding organizations to serve the most vulnerable in our communities. He plays an active role in several boards, including Indiana's Continuum of Care, the Fort Wayne Eviction Task Force, the Youth and Family Homelessness board in the Balance of State, co-chairs the Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census, and was a founding member of the Business Advisory Committee for School of Business Concordia Chicago. Joshua holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Illinois State University, a Master of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne and an MBA from Concordia University Chicago.
Lynda Rogers has served as program director of Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network since 2001. Her responsibilities include staff supervision, facilities operation, and volunteer coordination. Prior to her work with Just Neighbors IHN, Lynda served in management positions with the YWCA Women’s Shelter and Community Home Health. She served her country for ten years in active duty with the United States Navy. Lynda completed a degree in Business Administration with Indiana Institute of Technology.
Shirley Rork has worked with Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network since 2014, previously serving as Housing Coordinator for Vincent Village. She holds a degree in Human Services from IVY Tech. She is the primary contact person with the clients/guests of Just Neighbors IHN, working with them in such areas as employment, budgeting, and housing as they move toward independence and self-sufficiency.
Susan Boyd, President, Rea Magnet Wire
Veronica Sierra, Secretary, Rea Magnet Wire
Neil Bryson, Treasurer, New York Life Insurance
Kelli Austin, Parkview Health
Dr. Diana Jackson-Davis, Parkview Health
Alexandra Fretz, Common Ground Outreach
Kristi Jarmus, Indiana Tech
Sherry Myers, Benson, Pantello, Morris, James & Logan, LLP
Barton Price, PFW
Karen VanGorder, PFW