Our Staff

Executive Director
Curt Knouse

Senior Case Manager
BJ Weaver

Case Manager
April Hannon

Furniture Coordinator 
Todd Hawbaker

Office Administrator
Linda Kyle

Our Board of Directors

Naomi Altman-Congregation Brit Shalom
Susan Beyerle-University Baptist and Brethren Church
Mark Bodenschatz—St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, State College
Karry Carr—Houserville United Methodist Church
Julie Cody—Howard United Methodist Church
Alice Cromwell—St. Luke Lutheran Church, Centre Hall
Sue Cromwell—Faith United Church of Christ, State College
Peg Dobrinska – Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Renee Ford-Woodycrest United Methodist Church
Sue Forster—Grace Lutheran Church, State College
Ellen Frederick—Pine Hall Lutheran Church
Kendra Gettig – Calvary, Boalsburg
Lynne Grutzeck—State College Friends Meeting
Joyce Hall- University Mennonite Church, State College
Jan Hawbaker-Park Forest United Methodist
Jared Hammond – Faith United Church of Christ
Karen Magnuson—St. Paul Lutheran Church, Pine Grove Mills
Pat Morgen—Zion Lutheran Church, Boalsburg
Bill Moyer—St Paul’s United Methodist Church, State College
Lynn Myers – Congregation Brit Shalom
Jean Pierce- St. John’s United Church of Christ, Boalsburg
Carla Roser-Jones—Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church, State College
Gail Salada—Zion Lutheran Church, Boalsburg
Karen Scherba-Congregation Brit Shalom
Marion Schwartz—St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, State College
Kayla Smith—Trinity Lutheran Church State College
Susan Smith—Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
David Will—Grace Lutheran Church, State College
Ella Williams—Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, State College
Tammy Williams- St. John’s United Church of Christ, Boalsburg

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“I’ve never had extra money in my account. Now I don’t have to worry about bills. I would recommend this program to anyone.”


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