Board of Directors

Marlene Helm – Consultant

Brandi Peacher – LFUCG

Cliff Ellerbrook – Accountant

Chad Tussey – Lexington Oriental Rugs, Relic

Executive Committee Members at Large

Rachel Smith Childress – Lexington Habitat CEO

Jim Clifton – Entrepreneur

Chris Crumrine – University of Kentucky 

Parashar Joshi – Valvoline

Board Members

Janet Beard – Wesbanco

Bishop Carter – Bethsaida Baptist Church

Laura Dalzell – Cabinets & Designs Inc.

Chris Farris – Billings Law Firm

Jackie Lawson – Rector Hayden

Rob Lawson – Thrivent Financial

McKay Moore - LRC Real Estate

Veronica Thacker – Transylvania University 

Cathy Wade – Community Volunteer

Board Emeriti

Lyle Hanna – Hanna Resources

Dennis Pike, Jr. – Pike & Preston, AXA Advisors

To call a staff member, please dial 859-252-2224 and the extension noted below. To email, please click on the envelope at the name of the person you want to contact.



Rachel Smith Childress – Ext. 114 envelope


Peter Carew – Director of Construction, Ext. 119 envelope

Lee Record – Project Manager, Ext. 127 envelope

Douglas Muir – Project Manager, Ext. 111 envelope

Jon Seaman – Project Manager, Ext. 125envelope

Huston Royster – Construction Operations Manager, Ext. 118 envelope

Gene Wade – Construction Supervisor, Ext. 270 envelope

John McClelland – Love Your Neighborhood Manager, Ext. 117 envelope


April Smith – Director of Family Services, Ext. 112 envelope

Thomas Hatton – Family Services Coordinator, Ext. 105envelope


Elaine Luhr – Director of Finance & Administration, Ext. 104 envelope

John Graeber – Finance Coordinator, Ext. 107envelope

Clint Morris – Human Resources Administrator, Ext. 106 envelope

Amy Preece – Administration & Facility Coordinator, Ext. 101 envelope


Dana Stefaniak – Resource Development Director, Ext. 153 envelope

Trish Hatler, Communications & Major Gifts Officer, Ext. 123 envelope
Laura Bellnier – Volunteer Coordinator, Ext. 113 envelope

Brandalin Foster– Development Coordinator, Ext. 124 envelope

Jeremiah Myers – Resource Development Manager, Ext. 108 envelope



Jason Nesler – Winchester Road ReStore Managerenvelope

Megan Meserve – ReStore Development Manager, Ext. 109 envelope

Catherine Mitchell – Southland Drive ReStore Manager, Ext. 121envelope

Jillian Cain – ReStore Deconstruction Manager, Ext. 110 envelope

Bobby Ray – ReStore Volunteer Coordinator, Ext. 150envelope

Christina Grimm – ReStore Donation Coordinator, Ext. 100 envelope

Dwan Mack – ReStore Receiving Manager envelope