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

Rob Lawson – Thrivent Financial

McKay Moore - LRC Real Estate

Veronica Thacker – Transylvania University 

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

Stefanie Binion – Family Services Program Coordinator, Ext. 130envelope


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

John Graeber – Finance Coordinator, Ext. 107envelope

Clint Morris – Human Resources Manager, Ext. 106 envelope

Amy Preece – Facilities Manager, Ext. 102envelope


Brandalin Foster– Communications Coordinator, Ext. 124 envelope

Jeremiah Myers – Program Support Manager, Ext. 108 envelope

Christina Grimm – Outreach Coordinator, Ext. 115envelope


Steve Kohlman– Winchester Road ReStore Manager, Ext. 203envelope

Megan Meserve – ReStore Development Manager, Ext. 109 envelope

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

Bobby Ray – ReStore Operations Manager & Volunteer Coordinator, Ext. 150envelope

Dwan Mack – ReStore Assistant Manager (Southland Drive), Ext. 126envelope

Madison Ketchersid – Donation Coordinator, Ext. 100envelope

Jake Lederman – Deconstruction Lead, Ext. 110envelope