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.

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.

Michelle Wick

Michelle Wick

Program Manager

Michelle is the Program Manager at EGH. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare from the University of Washington and is a licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional. Michelle is passionate about working with women in recovery and helping connect them with the community resources they need.
Helene McOwen

Helene McOwen

Volunteer Coordinator

Helene McOwen, our Volunteer Coordinator, graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Public Health. Helene is responsible for keeping the Day Center running smoothly while recruiting and managing volunteers to help meet the needs of the EGH clients and staff.

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.

Susie Weckworth

Susie Weckworth

Day Center Assistant

Susie joined the Elizabeth Gregory Home as a Day Center Assistant after working for two years through Millionair Club Charity. Having experienced homelessness herself, Susie has a deep understanding of the importance of support and encouragement that EGH provides to women every day.

Karina Quiroz

Karina Quiroz

Food Service Coordinator

Karina is the Food Service Coordinator at Elizabeth Gregory Home. She oversees functions of the kitchen in the Day Center.

Kearah Belyue

Kearah Belyue

Day Center Assistant

Kearah is a Day Center Assistant at Elizabeth Gregory Home.

Mary Petralia

Mary Petralia

Day Center Assistant

Mary enjoys always learning something new from the women she has the privilege of serving and working with at the Day Center. She completed an MFA in Creative Writing-Poetry at the University of Central Florida as a nontraditional student, and she is an ardent supporter of freedom of personal expression in all its forms.

Marie Jefferson

Marie Jefferson

Maintenance Manager

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

Amy Barrett

Amy Barrett

Contracted Bookkeeper

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

T Stastny

T Stastny

Contracted Marketing Assistant

T is the Marketing Assistant for Elizabeth Gregory Home. She helps with graphic design and communications for EGH’s website and social media outlets.

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

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