Meet the EGH Staff

Ruth Herold

Ruth Herold

Executive Director

Ruth Herold has served as the Executive Director of Elizabeth Gregory Home since April 2012. She has an MA in Organizational Systems with an emphasis on Leadership & Organizational Development from Saybrook University and a BS from Penn. State University, Recreation & Parks.

Zenashe Ewnetu

Zenashe Ewnetu

Day Center Assistant

Zenashe is originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and immigrated to the United States five years ago. She started at EGH as a volunteer through our partnership with the YWCA Works program in May of 2017 and continues to provide a high level of personalized assisted for women utilizing our Hygiene Program.

Marie Jefferson

Marie Jefferson

Maintenance Manager

Marie Norton-Olsen oversees all aspects of facilities maintenance for our transitional housing program.

Amy Barrett

Contracted Bookkeeper

Ms. Barrett, with Rising Sun Accounting, provides bookkeeping services on a contractual basis.

Helene McOwen

Helene McOwen

Day Center Coordinator

Helene McOwen, our Day Center Coordinator, graduated from North Arizona University with a B.S. in Public Health. Ms. McOwen is responsible for keeping the Day Center running smoothly and preparing a hot nutritious breakfast and lunch for EGH clients.

Michele Martin

Michele Martin

Operations Manager

Michele Martin has a B.S. from State University of New York at Albany. She has held positions in customer service, banking, bookkeeping, marketing, and data processing. Ms. Martin is uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our clients as she was homeless and a past client of EGH Day Center herself.

Elizabeth Stevenson

Elizabeth Stevenson

Development Manager

Elizabeth Stevenson brings 20+ years of experience in communications and development and with 17 of those years working with homeless service providers. She has a B.A. from Willamette University and is a Weinberg Fellow.

Advisory Council

Advisory Council

Nalani Askov
Jennifer Dolan-Waldman
Connie Huffine
Amy Helen Johnson
Megan McCormick
David Oliver
Debbie Page
Jeanne Reina
Teresa Rich-Mackenzie
Sue Tong
John Wott

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