Meet the Team
Interim Executive Director
Originally from the east coast, Janine has her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Kean University and a Master's Degree in Psychological Services from Kean University. She started off as a volunteer and has spent the last year working as the AmeriCorps VISTA at Family Promise. Janine has exceptional admiration for Family Promise. She enjoys educating her community about the homeless population and bringing the Palouse together to end homelessness. Janine is enthusiastic to work with local Congregational leaders, the Moscow-Pullman Communities and Family Promise in ending Poverty on the Palouse.
Interim Case Manager
Katelyn is originally from Alabama and holds a Bachelor's degree in psychology from Mississippi State University. Currently, she is pursuing her Master of Social Work and plans to get her clinical license and work in the mental health field. She has particular interests in social justice issues related to mental health, trauma, and mental health education. She has a goal of testifying before lawmakers one day on a piece of legislation related to mental health or social justice. In her free time, Katelyn enjoys knitting and playing with her two Australian Shepherds.
AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Recruitment and Education Specialist
Lauren was born and raised in Troy, Illinois and has joined our team for the 2019-2020 term. where I was born and raised. She is a recent graduate from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology. Lauren's passion lies in helping people and has a degree specialization in Diversity and Social Justice. She has committed to social justice and dedicated her life and time to create a community that gives everyone a chance to thrive. At Family Promise alleviate the burden of homelessness by strengthening the current volunteer base and growing the day center volunteer program. In her free time, Lauren enjoys sweating it out at the gym, attending the farmer's market, and spending time with her partner and dog.
Starting off the year with some fresh faces!