Opportunity Place is a family. A family that thrives on compassion, respect, generosity and hard work. It is made up of dedicated staff, volunteers, board members, and sponsor organizations that make the work we do every day possible, rewarding, and fun.

Our Board

Our 2018-2019 Board of Directors – Seated: Lee Wetzell, Chair and Judy Byrne Riley, Past-Chair. Back row (left to right): Moe Stouse, Laurel Vermillion, Cindy Frakes, Valerie Houston, Lisa Burkett and Paul Domenech. Missing: Saundra Daggs, Don Gaetz, Barry Gray, and Anne Wallace

Our Staff

Executive Director: Kathryn McNabb Cochran, PhD

Director of Case Management: Brittany Newman, MSW, LCSW

Case Manager: Sarah Smith

Director of Shelter Operations: Tawni DeStaven, BSW

Family Services Coordinator: Samantha Adams (aka Ms. Sami)

Screening + Eligibility Specialist/ Evening Shelter Coordinator: Tiffany Edwards, BSW

Daytime Shelter Coordinator: Alexa Young, MPH

Weekends Shelter Coordinator: Evan Etheridge