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Executive Director: Sue Thiers Hesseltine
Sue is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of all Our Friends Place programs and projects, the overall management of Our Friends Place, and to meet the mission of the organization. She meets regularly with the Board of Directors and Executive Team, as well as maintains outside relationships with vendors, funding, regulatory, and community agencies.
Executive Assistant: Elaine Logan
Elaine handles front office operations including general agency and prospective client questions, billing, donor database, scheduling meeting invites, plus daily correspondence. Elaine is happy to answer any questions on behalf of OFP.
Development Manager: Caitlin Doepfner
Caitlin manages the agency's development and financial functions plus donor relations. She owns donor communications, the donor database, support for all fundraising events including the annual Gala - Auction & Casino Night. Please reach out to Caitlin if you'd like to learn more about fundraising and giving opportunities, Gala, sponsorships, donations, and event support.
Program Director (Transitional Living Center Housing and Programs): Melanie Jones Meijering
Melanie is accountable for the overall implementation and oversight of all aspects of Our Friends Place programs. Reach out to her if you'd like to learn more about our outreach programs, community resources, client interactions, and TLC volunteer programs.
Outreach Manager (SOAR): Libby Woolverton
Libby leads the implementation of all aspects of the Outreach Programs including the nonresidential SOAR to Success program. She ensures the agency meets or exceeds standards set by Our Friends Place policies and procedures and contract entities.
Program Specialist (Communications, Volunteers, and Events): Cindy Washlesky
Cindy oversees the agency’s activities related to volunteers, community awareness events, and all marketing communications. Please reach out to Cindy to learn more about volunteer opportunities, OFP events, and staying connected through agency communications.
SOAR Specialist: Marina Dewberry
Position facilitates all aspects of the Outreach Programs including the nonresidential SOAR to Success program. Will help to ensure the agency meets or exceeds standards set by Our Friends Place policies and procedures and contract entities.