Our Team

Board of Directors

Susie Sisson, President
Tim Olsen, Vice President
Carlos Descalzo, Secretary
Susie Hajek, Treasurer
Jeff Baker
Doug Kraus
Kyle Himmerick
Janet Howe
Anna Gravelle
Eric Jepsen
Annette Higgins
Brian Mathwich


Lisa Searchinger, Executive Director
Alice Sueltenfuss, Client Services Manager
Christina Kay, Program Manager
Sarah Clark, Program Coordinator
Bruce Orr, Facilities Manager
Rhonda Curran, Development Manager
Charles “Bubba” Saxon, Emergency Shelter Coordinator


HOPE runs on the love and labor of volunteers and is served by a dedicated and compassionate crew of more than 300 community members who perform street outreach, serve as soup angels, work as donation sorters and assist with a variety of special projects.