Our Team

and support Ozone House leaders and staff, who work tirelessly to create a stronger, healthier community.


Allison Brengle
Crisis Line Manager

John Doroba
Case Manager

MSW, University of Michigan

Dawn Espy
Education Program Manager
MS, University of Michigan

Kayla Lajoie
Case Manager
MSW, University of Chicago

Erin Schaffer
Family Therapist
MSW, University of Michigan

Jessica Stephenson Education Project Coordinator University of Michigan

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Brian Todorow
Clinical Director
LMSW & MA in Public Policy and Management, Ohio State University

Holly Wickham
Case Manager 
MSW, University of Michigan

Ramone Williams
Case Aid
Eastern Michigan University


Kellie DeVaughn
Residential Coordinator

Keisha Jones
Miller House Skills Coordinator 

Sarah Calgie-Karr
Director of Residential Services
MSW, Eastern Michigan University

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Sheila Roby
Overnight Youth Specialist


Youth Specialists: Jasimen Bailey,  Kellie DeVaughn, Katie Foss, Allison Gorine, Nicole Hall,  Alexa Muntain, Erica Odum, Darrell Ondik, LaKeisha Phillips, Dan Powers, Fitz Renas, David Roberts, Tasharry Seay , Zach Smilo, Eric Vest, Kelsey Vest, Kathryn Zemke.


Malak Baker
Youth Resource Coordinator

Patrick Gaulier
Youth Resource Manager &  Lead PrideZone Facilitator
MSW, EMU with concentration in Mental Health and Chemical Dependency

Jeannette Hadden
Outreach Worker

Jessica Herrmann
Youth Outreach & Education Advocate
MSW, University of Michigan

Chardae Korhonen
Engagement Program Manager
MSW, Eastern Michigan University

Scott Phillips
Youth Employment Coordinator
MSW, Eastern Michigan University

Sharonda Simmons Director of Education, Outreach, and Welcoming


Peer Outreach Workers 2018-2019



pam ca websitePam Cornell-Allen Associate Director LMSW, University of Michigan Youth Work Methods Trainer of Trainers, Weikert Center for Youth Program Quality

Scott Ellis
Development Director
University of  Washington

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Finance Director
BS in Public Administration, Eastern Michigan University

Krista Girty
Executive Director
MSW, Eastern Michigan University

 Sha’Ran Love
Office Manager
GCBA Business Administration, EMU.
BS in Psychology, minor in Social Work. Notary Public.

Kati Meader, CPA
Staff Accountant
MS Accounting, Eastern Michigan University

Olga Prushinskaya
Program Evaluation & Grants Manager
MPH, University of Michigan

Heidi Ruud
Marketing & Communications Manager and Volunteer Coordinator
MBA, Northwestern University

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Allie Schachter
Development Director
MBA, University of Michigan


Soni Mithani, JD
Board President
Attorney, Miller Canfield

Kristin Johnson
Kristin Johnson, DDS
Board Vice President
Owner, Liberty Dental, PLC

Carlton Lartigue

Board Secretary
Educator, Retired Professional Sales/Marketing Executive

Andrew Gilroy
Board Treasurer
Steel Portfolio Manager, DTE Energy


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Deb Berman, MD
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan

Rodrigo Cejas Goyanes

Allison Gacek
Community Leader
Former Domino’s HR Director

Shawntae Harris               Academic Advisor Wayne State University 

Julia JenistaJulia 
Washtenaw Community College, Adult Transitions Pathways

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Emily Moore-Marshall
Telling It Program Coordinator, University of Michigan

Sakinah Rahman
Ozone House SpeakOut Member



Robert Holmes, PhD 
Retired University Ombudsman, University of Michigan

Constance Jones, JD

David Keren, MD
Retired Medical Director, Warde Medical Laboratories

Ethel Lee
Neighbor & Community Leader

Lynn Martin
Business Manager, Zingerman’s Delicatessen

John Palladino, PhD
Professor, Eastern Michigan University


Karen Staller, JD, PhD
Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Michigan
Author – “Runaways: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped Today’s Practices and Policies”

Angela Williams
Crisis Line Volunteer, Community Leader



Kate Balzer
Project Coordinator at University of Michigan Health System

Avery Gleason
Business Intelligence Analyst at Office of University Development at the University of Michigan

Joanna Gross
Account Manager, Business and Industrial Markets at Google

Shawntae Harris
College Success Coach at Washtenaw Community College

Samantha Lemmen
College Connections Coordinator at University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Emma Monos
Retail Studio Administrator at Hobbs+Black Architects

Monica Philipp
Regional Director of Development at University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Madeline Smith
Operations Manager at the Fair Food Network

Anna Thompson
Administrative Partner at U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Office of Development, Marketing, and Communications

“The work at Ozone House is personally rewarding and I love interacting with my compassionate co-workers!”

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Ozone House is an excellent place to go for almost anything, from help finding a job to a safe place to be yourself, regardless of your race, gender religion or sexuality.

Former Ozone House client August 6, 2016

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to hundreds of homeless and runaway youth in our community.

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