Tephra Y. Fields, MPA - Executive Director Tephra is a native of the state of Georgia. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from GA Southern University in Statesboro, GA and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Piedmont College in Demorest, GA. Tephra has spent 20 years working in social services with over 10 years experience as a nonprofit administrator. Her experience includes nonprofit organizational management and leadership, grant research and writing, crisis intervention, volunteer recruitment and management, community group facilitation, community relations, and employee management. Tephra also has extensive experience in social services with foster care youth and homeless families with children. Tephra has been director of several nonprofit shelters for families with children, with one being an Interfaith Hospitality Network. Tephra has a passion for working with at-risk families and children while collaborating with community partners. She currently resides in Cincinnati, OH.
Rebecca Gerding, CSW, LSW - Family Advocate Rebecca (Becca) received her Masters of Social Work from University of Kentucky in 2016. She also has a Bachelors degree in Social Work from Northern Kentucky University. She is dual licensed to practice Social Work in both in Kentucky and Ohio. When she was younger, she and her mother volunteered as a host family at one of churches back when the program was Interfaith Hospitality Network of Northern Kentucky. She currently resides in Newport, KY and is excited to be able to help the community so close to home.
Nicole Reynolds, Weekend Day Center Coordinator
VOLUNTEER STAFF Karen Oswald - Volunteer Donations Coordinator Karen collaborates with community partners and the Family Promise of Northern Kentucky Network for solicitation of items. Karen also uses discretion in the acceptance of donations for the Day Center along with Day Center staff Karen
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Julie Neuroth, Board Chair Susan Prather, Vice Chair Pam Rieke, Secretary Alex Rechtin, Treasurer BOARD MEMBERS Tom Yocum Ken Clift Steve Averdick William Sprunk LeAnna Homandberg Cheryl Richardson Jenna Ernstes