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. 

Sylvester Norman, Cook

Terry Elkins, Dishwasher


Board Members:

Diana Carter, Chairperson of the Board

Cathy Bracht, Treasurer

Eileen Atwell, Secretary

Jeanette Creighton

Len Davidow

Morgan Dornsife (non-voting)

Diane Dudley

Paulette Elder

Jacqueline Nelson, Staff Liason

Martha Neubert

Bob Peterson

Dawn Riedy

David Strong (non-voting)

Bill Lisi, Emeritus Board Member

Rand Warner, Emeritus Board Member

Rick Kuempel, Ex Officio Representative to Trustees, Campus Ministries

Bob Castle, Ex Officio Representative to Church Council, Program Leader/Outreach