Josh first started working for IHNWC in February of 2013. He worked for 5 years, took a break for a year but ultimately returned to the IHNWC family. All in all Josh has been assisting the families of Warren County for 8 years. He is married to his beautiful wife, Amanda, and together they have 4 children, Kaitlin, Cameron, Breanna, and Brooklyn. Josh loves his job because he loves helping people, he especially loves the look of excitement on the children's faces when they get to move into their very own home.
Board of Directors:
David Yelton: President
Tom Ludeke: Vice President
Monica Widdig: Treasurer
Rev. Mary Joseph: Host Recruitment Chair
Todd Rockstroh: Building & Transportation Chair; Secretary
Paul Dillenburger: Member
Margy Yelton: Bookkeeper
MEET THE TEAM
Linda took the Executive Director position with IHNWC at the organization's inception in 1998. Linda received her degree in Sociology and Social Welfare from the College of New Jersey, formerly known as Trenton State College. A New Jersey native, Linda arrived in Ohio in 1995. Prior to accepting the role as Director at IHNWC, Linda was the Director of Franklin Area Community Services, and spent two years in Warren County Human Service's day care unit. Linda and her husband Steve have been married for 35 years and have two children: Katy, who is a teacher in Illinois, and Andrew, who is an Administrative assistant at IHNWC. Linda also has a son in law, Dan who is married to Katy, and they have a lovely son, Tristan, Linda's grandson.
Nichole began her work with IHNWC in 2016. Nichole has experience with housing from a prior position working mostly with the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Grant during her time at Equitas Health as a medical case manager. Nichole received her Bachelors of Social Work from University of Rio Grande in 2014. Currently, Nichole assists IHNWC clients in meeting their ultimate goal: obtaining housing for their families.
Danielle joined the IHNWC team in July of 2012. Danielle determines the eligibility of clients for Rapid Rehousing & Homeless Prevention. She meets with all clients prior to their meeting with the Case Manager & Budget Coach, and serves as their advisor during their transition through the program.
Doug first got involved with IHNWC in 2012 through his church that hosted the sheltered families overnight for 4 weeklong stays throughout the year. From making meals to fellowship and overnight stays, he helped anywhere he could, and as much as he could, learning how to best serve the families. He became the churches primary local missions coordinator in 2014 and organized along with other members the week long stays throughout the year for the families. He was also involved with leading teams on National missions to Southern Kentucky as well as participating in the KAIROS prison ministry.
Doug had served on the BOD for IHNWC in 2018 until he was hired in December 2019 as a HCRP case worker. He continues to serve on the Host Recruitment and Retention panel for IHN.
As a case worker he determines the eligibility for the Homeless Crisis Response, Transitionally Aged Youth, & Homeless Prevention programs and finds other resources in the community for clients to suit their individual needs, solving their sustainable housing challenges.
HMIS, Weekend Supervisor, Statistician
Andrew will tell you that he has worked with IHNWC for as long as he can remember as he is the son of director Linda Rabolt. Andrew started his employ at IHNWC by being a tax counselor through Ohio Benefit Bank. He is now the weekend supervisor as well as the HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) coordinator for the shelter program and HCRP (Homeless Crisis Response Program). Andrew is also the resident statistician. He enjoys being Uncle Doo to his new nephew Tristan when he is not at IHNWC.
Office Manager/After Shelter Coordinator
Jesse first joined IHNWC in 2019. Hearing about this opportunity through a friend, she couldn't wait to get started. She graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2019 with a Performance Studies degree, emphasis in Communications. She oversees the day to day workings of the office to make sure it is running smoothly. Using her skills in graphic design, Jesse has helped IHNWC develop a newsletter, brochure, and update our website.
Marianne has always had the pleasure of being involved with IHN for many years.
She has two wonderful daughters and sons-in-law. After retiring from teaching, Marianne happily spends her free time gardening, reading, walking, bird watching and baking!
Her and her husband Chuck enjoy traveling and playing backgammon, and caring for their 11 year old spunky Maltese, Gus.
Driver, Heaven & Hearth
Josh first started working for IHNWC in February of 2013.
He worked for 5 years, took a break for a year but ultimately returned to the IHNWC family. All in all Josh has been assisting the families of Warren County for 8 years.
He is married to his beautiful wife, Amanda, and together they have 4 children, Kaitlin, Cameron, Breanna, and Brooklyn.
Josh loves his job because he loves helping people, he especially loves the look of excitement on the children's faces when they get to move into their very own home.
Dave Hawkey has been a driver for IHN for little over two years.
Dave is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He is happily married to his lovely wife, Mary, they have been together for 40 years. They live in Springboro Ohio and have three children and four grandchildren.
Dave loves spending time with his two dogs and one cat. He enjoys his job and likes to give a helping hand to people in need.