Management Staff

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Management staff

Kimberly Laudick

President/CEO

B.A. in Psychology from The Ohio State University and currently pursuing MBA at Saint Francis University. Board member of Van Wert Service Club, Salvation Army and has chaired Relay for Life. Married to Ben & has 4 children that keep her very busy.

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Danni Chiles

Director of Operations

Danni has been with the YWCA for 22 years. She is a representative to the Ohio Council of YWCA’s and serves as the Executive Committee Secretary. Danni has been married to Dan for 12 years and has 2 daughters who compete in swimming and gymnastics.

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Jamie Evans

Director of Victim Services

Vice president of Family Children's First Council and Westwood Behavioral Health Center Board. Member of VW Health Collaborative, VW County Sexual Assault Response Team, Housing Coalition. Co-chair Northwest Ohio Rescue & Restore Coalition.

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Betsy Hamman

Director of Youth Enrichment

Graduate of BGSU (Bachelor of Integrated Studies in Education &Human Development). Betsy has experience working with youth while living in Columbus, Toledo and Dayton . Married to Jake - they have a 3 year old and are expecting a child in December.

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Kelly Houg

Director of Advocacy

Graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Interpersonal Communication and graduated with two minors (Early Childhood Education and Human Services). Kelly lives in Van Wert, Ohio with her husband and two children.

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Jj McClain

Director of Empowerment Resources

JJ is a Van Wert native who comes from a marketing background. Oversees the Land Fitness Classes & health/wellness related Community Events. As a Beachbody Coach, she is a certified Instructor in both PIYO & Country Heat.

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