The mission of Erin's House is to provide support for children, teens, and their families who have experienced a death of a loved one.

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Contact Info

5670 YMCA Park Dr. West
Fort Wayne, IN  46835


Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Debbie Meyer, MNM
Executive Director

Cindy Maldonado-Schaefer, MSHRM
Director of Operations & Child Grief Specialist
Trauma, Loss and Grief Certification

Ellen Roemke
Director of Volunteers

Audrey Gilbert
Director of Development & Events

Megan Malmquist, HS-BCP, CTP-E
Director of School Outreach

Ashley Kipfer
Marketing Communications Coordinator

Terri Topp, M.S.Ed.
Child Grief Specialist
C & D Program Nights (Monday)

Cassie Sheely
Child Grief Specialist
A & B Program Nights (Thursday)

Tammy Else, CCLS/CPST
Child Grief Specialist
E, F, & G Program Nights (Tuesday & Wednesday)

Emily Mock, HS-BCP, CTP-C
Family Support Coordinator

Kathryn McLaughlin
Program Assistant


Karrie Kitch - President
Lake City Bank


Pete Schenkel - VP Strategic Planning
C.L. Schust


Andrew Schroeder, CPA - VP Finance/Treasurer
DuCharme McMillen & Associates


Jane Wilks - VP Governance
Community Volunteer


Molly Rommel - Secretary
Barrett McNagny LLC

Peter Adams
PNC Bank

Terri Bellio
Coldwell Banker - The Real Estate Group


Dr. Ray Dusman
Parkview Health System

Jared Helge
Rothberg Logan & Warsco

Marcus Heminger
Barrett McNagny LLC

Doug Hills
Sweetwater Sound

Linda Jackson

Fort Wayne's NBC

Beth Martin


Dave McComb
D.O. McComb & Sons


Tim Miller
Do it Best Corp.

Edmond O'Neal
Northeast Indiana Works


Dr. Matt Runyan
Parkview Health - PPG Psychiatry


Luke Squires
1st Source Bank


Dr. Lesa Vartanian
Purdue University Fort Wayne

Lori Vaughn, ED.S.
DeKalb County Central United School District

Mary Ann Ziembo
Community Volunteer

Josey Seabolt
Katz Sapper Miller, Leadership FW Intern

Tracie Martin

Honorary Board Member

Tom Trent

Honorary Board Member