The Doors of Hope team is comprised of a mix of individuals with years of experience in social work, business leadership, and development.

Kathy Ward

Executive Director

Alisha Burke

Social Worker/Grant Administrator

Samantha Bennett

Admissions Director/Coordinated Entry

Mitzi Emberton

Administrative Assistant


Deniqua Lewis

Social Worker

Taylor Mora

Director of Mental Health Services

Casie Dalton

Director of Recovery

Julianne Hermosa

Social Worker/Bookkeeping Assistant

Daquisha Scott

Evening Shelter Manager


Julie Young

Peer Recovery Specialist

Jennifer Barlow

Social Worker/Peer Recovery Specialist

Haley Vaughn

Social Worker

Christina Johnson

Peer Recovery Specialist

Abby Newhall

Case Manager

Rebekah Merrell

Direct Support Staff

Katie Scott

Family Coach

Jessica Mayo-Schwab

Mental Health Counselor

Board of Directors

Hon. Lynn Alexander

Ernest Burgess

Hon. Steve Daniel – Chair

Wally Dant

Gina DeJean

Carrie Garner

Dr. Christine Green

Shellie Griffith

Madelyn Scales Harris

Shirley Key

Stephanie Kinard

Leigh Ann Maxwell

Jackie Miller – CEO

Renee Miller

Jack Mitchell

Puja Pape

Amanda Reeves

Marcie Richmond

Jessica Rose

Pam Singer

Chip Smith

Colleen Smith

Veronica Terrell

Dr. Beth Wright

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