An inclusive, Christ-centered community making a difference.

Staff and Board

Dining and Caring Center BoardMichele Cooley, Executive Director

Michele joined the Dining Center as its Executive Director in 2009. She has more than 30 years of experience as a social work professional and a lifelong love of helping people. Michele brings great depth and enthusiasm to her work. Before joining us, Michele served as a Social Worker at the Salvation Army, the Volunteer Coordinator for Meals on Wheels, and, in South Carolina as the Director of a crisis center. 

Hershel Patterson, Administrative Assistant, part-time

Terry Elkins, Dishwasher, part-time

Charles McManus, Cook, part-time


Board Members:

Andy Dutcher, Chairperson

Carol Trout, Immediate Past Chairperson

Gary Brown, Treasurer

Ed Ristau, Secretary

Cathy Bracht

Jeff Edwards

Philip Gigliotti

Amy Libenson

Bob Peterson

Ann Standish

Bill Lisi, Emeritus Board Member

Rand Warner, Emeritus Board Member