Call us : 518-272-2544

Our Staff

Joseph’s House maintains full-time and part-time staff to provide services to guests.

Administration Or

  • Kevin O’Connor, Executive Director
  • Robb Kendgia, Director of Administration
  • Michelle Rivera, Human Resources Coordinator
  • Andra Zubkovs, Planning and Grants Coordinator


  • Patricia Tullgren, Director of Development
  • Lee Kemp Development Assistant
  • Janet Douglass Volunteer Coordinator

Joseph’s House Emergency Shelter

  • Shelley Chapin, Director of Homeless Services
  • Natalie Lindop-Braun, Shelter Systems Coordinator -Marlin Dickson, Shelter Coordinator
  • Bridget Ryan, Program Assistant
  • Kyle Biel, Shelter Advocate
  • Agnes Zink, Shelter Advocate
  • Matt Vertefeuille, Outreach Coordinator
  • Dawn Johnson, Outreach Advocate
  • Lauren Stork, Shelter Advocate

Family Services

  • Mary Malcolm, Family Services Coordinator
  • Yolanda Sanchez, Family Services Advocate
  • Maria Long, Family Services Advocate

Lansing Inn & Hill Street Inn

  • Amy LaFountain, Director of Supported Housing
  • Elizabeth Beaumont, Associate Director of Supported Housing
  • Gail Walls, Shift Coordinator
  • Katrina Gibbons, Socialization/Recreation Counselor -Diane DeVoe, Program Assistant
  • Tarena Pendelton, Housing Advocate -Melissa Middlebrook, Housing Advocate
  • Shannon Connelly, Housing Advocate
  • Chris Connelly, Housing Advocate
  • Issa-Mandela Russell, Housing Advocate,

Agency Operations

  • Patty Stargensky, Director of Agency Operations
  • Charles Debrocky, Respite IT Coordinator
  • John MacWhinnie, Maintenance Worker
  • Jerry Greshel, Maintenance Worker
  • Tammie Papa, Kitchen Manager Coordinator
  • Debbie Boling, Housekeeper
  • Nicholas Heffner, Housekeeper
  • Lamont Morales , Housekeeper
  • Woody Wilson, Housekeeper
  • Robert Gordon,Kitchen Manager Lansing Inn
  • David Bestle, Kitchen Manager Hill St. Inn

Tracy Neitzel, Executive Director, Emeritus & friend