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Deborah A. Murray, Executive Director: A 1982 Graduate of Maconaquah High School Bunker Hill, IN.  Received a Technical Certificate in Office Administration in May of 2003 from Ivy Tech State College, KoKomo, IN.  Has several yrs. of working knowledge in Office Management/Administration.  Employed with Halcyon Home since April 2009 as Administrative Assistant and was Promoted to Interim Director October 2017, and then obtained Executive Director position January 2018.

Randi Sellers, Administrative Asst./Case Manager: Completion of High School Diploma. Attended Southern Regional Technical College and Jefferson Community College pursuing a degree in Business. Volunteered in the Book Store while in college and worked as the financial assistant and was Vice Chair of the budget committee. Employed with Halcyon Home since December 2017 as Bookkeeper and was promoted to Administrative Assistant in January 2022.


Cathy Lewis, Shelter Manager: A 1981 Graduate of Thomas County Central High School. Specializes in Victim's rights, Victim's Assistance, Trauma Informed Care, and is Certified

in Victims Compensation and TPO's Advocacy. She brings 25 years of continuous employment with local provider where she advanced to a management role. Serves in leadership at a local community organization. Employed with Halcyon Home since 2019 and has received 2 promotions.


Bridgett Smith, Case Manager: Graduated from Key College in 2003 with Occupational Associate Degree.   Experience working with women and children in a shelter in Miami Florida  and  has taken family child care courses over the last 7 years. She has been with Halcyon Home since November 2006


Sharon Walden, Child Advocate/Case Manager:1976 Graduate of Thomasville High School, Attended Benedict College in Columbia, SC 1981, Graduate of Valdosta State University With BS in Early Childhood Education. Employed with Halcyon Home since 2012 as a Shelter Advocate, Promoted to Child Advocate/ Case Manager position in 2014.

Sheri Haskins, Outreach Coordinator/Case Manager: 1982 Graduate of Central High School, Thomasville, GA. She has 8 years experience as Administrative Assistant, Secretary and Substitute Teacher. Other experience to include Elementary School Teacher & Office Assistant Food bank volunteer. Employed with Halcyon Home since February 2017.

                                    , Transporter, Case Manager: 2007 Graduate of Thomas County Central High 

School. 2018 Graduate of Southern Regional Technical College with a degree in Advanced 

Emergency Medical Technology. She has 15 years of healthcare and service industry experience. Employed with Halcyon Home since June 2022 as a Shelter Advocate, promoted to 

Transporter/Case Manager position March 2023.

Patricia lewis, Case Manager:  1997 Graduate of Thomasville High School. Studied Accounting at Southwest GA Technical College in 2004. Psychology Degree from Bainbridge State College in 2012 while working at Southwestern State hospital as a Program Assistant/Bookkeeper. She has several years experience in Mental Health, Sales, Customer Service, Administration, and the Insurance Industry. Employed with Halcyon Home since February 2020 as a Shelter Advocate, promoted to Case Manager position January 2022.


Halcyon Home maintains a staff of trained shelter advocates 24 hours a day to meet the needs of clients. The shelter advocates are trained to handle all crisis situations.


Shelter Advocates:

Taylor Walker, Lead Shelter Advocate

Michelle Irwin, FT Night Advocate

Jennifer Raleigh, FT Shelter Advocate

Taylor Smith, FT Shelter Advocate

Tanya Welch, PT Shelter Advocate                                      

Jennifer Green, President

Steve DePaola, Vice President

April Lee, Treasurer

Karen Murray, Secretary

Barbara Lawson

Catherine Anderson

Andrew William Clark

Bob Cummings

Heidy Drawdy 

Charlie Ward, Sr.

Dorothy Pauwels

Ginny McBride

Tabatha Cooper

Stephan Thompson

Devona Thompason

Jack Morse,Honorary Board Member 

Jeff Johnson,Honorary Board Member        




Board of Directors

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