The Rev. Joshua Gale is an Illinois native and most recently served as executive director of Lutheran Church Charities based out of the Chicago area. 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. He holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Illinois State University, a Master of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne and will graduate this year with an MBA from Concordia University Chicago.
Lynda K. Rogers, Program Director
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, Family Case Manager
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.
Sheila Brown, Controller/Financial Manager
Brandon Blumenherst, Executive Assistant
Carol Davis, Case Manager
Claudia Logan, Case Manager
Gwen Owens, Case Manager
Coetta "Cookie" Swain, Residential Assistant
Abigail Wiegand, Case Manager
Just Neighbors IHN Board
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