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.

Martha Bush, Administrative Asst./Case Manager: High School Diploma Equivalent (GED), SWGTC Core Curriculum for Social Work. Has 8 years of Supervisory/Management skills. Working knowledge of Computers / computer software, and Human resources management. Employed with Halcyon Home since March 2018


Randi Sellers, Bookkeeper: 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


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, Assumed the 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.

Emerald Brown, Transporter/Case Manager: Employed with Halcyon Home since August 2018 as a Shelter Advocate, promoted to Transporter/Case Manager position in June 2020

Case Manager:  Open Position


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:

Cathy Lewis

Patricia Willingham

Carmen Sanders

Taylor Walker

Michelle Irwin


Karen Murray, President

Larry Nichols, Vice President

April Lee, Treasurer

Steve DePaola, Secretary

Barbara Lawson

Catherine Anderson

Andrew William Clark

Bob Cummings

Heidy Drawdy

Jennifer Green 

Charlie Ward, Sr.

Maurice Holmes

Dorothy Pauwels

Ginny McBride

Tabatha Cooper

Jack Morse,Honorary Board Member 

Jeff Johnson,Honorary Board Member        




Board of Directors