Deb Kluttz Executive Director, Manhattan and Salina firstname.lastname@example.org
Deb is the founder and Executive Director for The Homestead. Deb has had a couple of close relatives in the sex industry which prompted her to seek training and expertise on this topic originally. She has received training through FAST curriculum (Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking) at Wesleyan Headquarters, the Not for Sale Campaign, Polaris Project, I.C.T.SOS in Wichita, and StripChurch Ministry in addition to the personal reading and research she has done on her own. Deb is currently the Associate Pastor at Westview Community Church and has been on the leadership team at WCC since 1996. She graduated from Manhattan Christian College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible and Family ministry, and a minor in Christian Education. Deb was ordained in the Wesleyan Church in July of 2004 and in 2013 graduated with a Master of Science degree in Leadership from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.
Diane Clark Social Worker, Manhattan email@example.com
Diane is a clinical social worker with years and years of experience working in the schools. She also sees clients in the summers in private practice at CourserLapo Clinical and Family Services. She started volunteering at Homestead at almost the very start! She does the weekly support group with the girls, consults with the Director, and is on the team that screens applications. She also fills in for Deb when she is out of town.
Jenn Corral House Manager, Salina
Jenn Corral serves as the Homestead House Manager. She lives with the ladies Sunday to Sunday every other week, transports them to their appointments, enforces house rules, and oversees household happenings. On the weekends, Jenn goes to her home in Salina, where she is part of a team that recently opened a transitional house, called Journey Home. Jenn is a survivor herself and can relate to many of the trials the women in The Homestead are going through. She is passionate about walking alongside women on their journey of spiritual and physical healing.
Susan Dauber Job Apprenticeship Coordinator, Salina
Susan Dauber serves as the job apprenticeship coordinator in Salina. She and her husband have two children who live in Texas and Kansas. After working in the medical field for 28 years, Susan took a new path with the Homestead Ministries. She is excited for her new journey as well as the new people she will meet along the way.
Rachel Fountain is the volunteer coordinator for Homestead Ministries, and she volunteered as a mentor a year prior to her current role. She is finishing her bachelor’s degree in sociology with an emphasis in criminology at K-State, and is looking forward to furthering her education by focusing on leadership studies and non-profit work. Rachel is passionate about working with troubled youth and uses her past and personal experience to connect with people. She is looking forward to seeing how God will use her within Homestead Ministries as well as the community.
Alicia Palmer House Manager, Manhattan
Alicia Palmer serves as a house manager for the Homestead Ministries. She is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, and is a survivor of trafficking. She came to Homestead as a client in 2018, and has since graduated the program. She began her walk with the Lord in 2016, and is excited to see where He leads her.
Tanya Penn Local Leadership Team Coordinator, Salina
Tanya is the Local Leadership Team Coordinator for the Salina Chapter. Tanya has a heart for women who have been exploited and made to believe they are unloved, unworthy, and useless due to the circumstances of their past. This passion began many years ago while working in the child welfare system and witnessing first hand the world of human sex trafficking as it became more and more prevalent. Tanya has had the opportunity to make many connections in the Salina community and plans to use her knowledge of fundraising and nonprofit management to make the Salina Chapter a successful and self-sustaining extension of The Homestead Ministries. Tanya believes that Jesus Christ loved us so much that He died on the cross to save us from our sins, that He was buried, and He rose victoriously. And because of His great love for us we are now worthy to be called "Daughters of the King!" Tanya lives in Salina with her amazing husband, Rodney, and their 4 children.
Tona Pinnick Local Leadership Team and Volunteer Coordinator, Salina
Tona has worked within the Salina community for her entire adult career. For 30 years, she helped others in a 12 Step Program after reaching out for her own desperate need to survive an alcoholic marriage. When she reaffirmed her belief in Jesus Christ, she recognized that her spiritual gifts were listening and encouraging and praying for others who are in desperate spiritual need. She joined the Homestead Ministries after she attended training sessions put on by the organization and learned more about human and sex trafficking and the great need it created within the community. She is a mother to two children, five grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.
Angie is the Volunteer and Job Apprenticeship Coordinator for Homestead Ministries. Her husband was on active duty in the Air Force for 24 years; their duty stations in six states and England provided her the opportunity be involved in several different ministries. Through leading Bible Studies, teaching and facilitating groups, Angie discovered the joy of using her education and experiences to serve women and help them grow in their relationship with Christ. Her volunteer work with Homestead Ministries moved her to want to make a difference in the lives of women who have survived sex trafficking. Angie graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in Special Education and earned her master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Central Oklahoma. She is also the Women’s Ministry Director at Westview Community Church.
Dacia Whiteley House Manager/Aftercare Coordinator, Manhattan
Dacia Whiteley is a domestic missionary for Homestead Ministries, working as a prayer leader and After Care worker. She is also currently training to be the grant writer and she serves every other week as the full-time House Manager. She graduated from Manhattan Christian College with a degree in Counseling, Social justice, and Intercultural studies. Her time at MCC grew and shaped Dacia’s greatest passion. Her passion is unity. Making the prayer and aftercare positions perfect for her. She knows that God is using her passion in the ministry, just as much as he is using the ministry to grow her passions and abilities.
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