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Who We Are

Transforming the lives of families experiencing homelessness.

Meet the Team


Jesse first joined Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) in 2019. Hearing about this opportunity through a friend, she couldn't wait to get started. 


Jesse graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2019 with a degree in Performance Studies, and an emphasis in Communications.


She oversees the day-to-day workings of the office to make sure everything is running smoothly.


Applying her skills in graphic design, Jesse

has helped Family Promise of Warren County

to develop our newsletter and various marketing materials.

Jesse Bischoff
Day Center Coordinator


Danielle joined the Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) team in July of 2012.


At Family Promise of Warren County (IHN), Danielle determines the eligibility of clients for Rapid Rehousing & Homeless Prevention. She meets with all clients prior to their meeting with the Case Manager & Budget Coach, and serves as their advisor during their transition through the program.

Danielle August
Case Manager, HCRP



Josh Beckett

Driver, Heaven & Hearth

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Nichole began her work with Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) in 2016.


During her time at Equitas Health where she served as a medical case manager, Nichole gained experience with housing, working mostly with the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Grant.


Nichole received her Bachelor of Social Work from University of Rio Grande in 2014. Currently, Nichole assists Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) clients in meeting

their ultimate goal: obtaining housing for

their families.

Nichole Richardson

Case Manager


Andrew will tell you that he has worked with Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) for as long as he can remember, as he is the son of Executive Director Linda Rabolt. 


Andrew started his work with FPWC by being a tax counselor through Ohio Benefit Bank. He now works with Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) as the weekend supervisor, as well as the HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) coordinator for the shelter program and HCRP (Homeless Crisis Response Program).


Andrew also serves as the resident statistician.

Andrew Rabolt

HMIS, Weekend Supervisor, Statistician

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Linda has served as Executive Director of the organization since its inception, and holds a BA in Sociology with a minor in Social Welfare from The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College). 

Prior to her current position, Linda was the first Director of the Franklin Food Pantry (Franklin Ohio), and was a Case Manager for Warren County Job and Family Services. Linda also serves as secretary of the Region 14 Housing Planning Committee, Co-Chair of the Region 14 Shelter Committee, Secretary of the Warren County Emergency Food and Shelter grant committee, Co-Chair of the Warren County Housing Coalition, and a member of the City of Lebanon Comprehensive Planning Committee, as well as a speaker for the United Way of Warren County. 

Past accomplishments include: recipient of the State of South Carolina PTA Fundraiser of

the year award, and involvement with several committees at her church, including the Church Council and building committees. 

Linda Rabolt

Executive Director

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Doug first got involved with Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) in 2012 through his church that hosted the sheltered families overnight for 4 weeklong stays throughout the year. From making meals to fellowship and overnight stays, he helped anywhere he could, and as much as he could, learning how to best serve the families. Doug became the church's primary local missions coordinator in 2014, and along with other members, organized the week-long stays throughout the year for the families. He was also involved with leading teams on National missions to Southern Kentucky as well as participating in the KAIROS prison ministry. 

Doug had served on the BOD for FPWC in 2018 until he was hired in December 2019 as a HCRP case worker, determining the eligibility for the Rapid Rehousing & Homeless Prevention programs and finds other resources in the community for clients to suit their individual needs, solving their sustainable housing challenges. Doug continues to serve on the Host Recruitment and Retention panel for FPWC.

Doug Gilham
Case Manager, HCRP



Dave Hawkey


Meet the Board of Directors


Mary grew up in Connecticut and is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University
with both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree (1964, 1970) in Education with a
concentration in Mathematics.


In 1988, following her husband’s untimely death in 1986, she and her son moved to Ohio in order for her to launch a second career by
attending United Theological Seminary in Dayton. After graduation in 1991 she was
ordained by the United Church of Christ and served Genntown UCC in Lebanon, OH for
eleven years. While there, she and the congregation became involved with the Interfaith Hospitality Network as a supporting church from the onset of the shelter program  in 1998.


She joined the Board of Directors in 2008, served as Secretary for 6 years, and   

currently chairs the Host Recruitment and Retention Team

Reverend Mary Joseph

Host Recruitment Committee Chair


David has been involved with Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) from its beginning as a member of the board of directors. He is a retired accountant whose 37-year career began as an internal auditor and accounting manager.


Most of his work life was focused on Corporate Tax Accounting, with responsibility for budgeting and reporting total corporate income tax expense, including accounting for the differences caused by the reporting conflicts between accounting principles and income tax law. His work for NCR, a large international technology company, and Duke Energy, a regulated public utility company, included preparing their annual income tax footnotes.


David has a Bachelor’s in Accountancy from Thomas More University and a Master’s in Taxation from Seton Hall University. David’s wife, Margy, is also a long-time FPWC volunteer. Their daughter, Anita, lives in Chicago with her husband, Mike, and their son, Nate.

David Yelton



Jackie recently retired from a pastorate at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Lebanon, Ohio.

St. Patrick's has served as a host church for Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) since its inception in 1998, giving Jackie lots of hands on involvement in the daily activity of hosting families.  


Jackie is now pleased to serve this good ministry of Family Promise in a new way, as a member of the board of directors.

Reverend Jackie Matisse


Tom led several divisions of a prominent health care services company for nearly 30 years prior to acquiring a specialty packaging manufacturing business in 2011 which he
managed until retiring in April 2021.


Tom earned a Bachelor’s degree from Denison University majoring in Mathematics, Economics and Computer Science, followed by an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance and Accounting.


Happily married with four sons, he has coached youth sports since 1992 and is currently the director of a TOPSoccer program for youth with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Tom has been involved with Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) since 2012 and served as a member of the board since 2013.

Tom Ludeke

Vice President


Todd is a 32-year retired engineer from General Electric Aviation in Cincinnati, OH. He
holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1986.


Todd supported GEA’s community outreach programs throughout his career including United Way solicitations, park renovations, and math tutoring for HS students. He is most proud of his GEA leadership in the repair and maintenance adoption of a major men’s and women’s shelter in Cincinnati, OH.


Todd has been married for 40 years with two married children and 2 grandchildren. He has supported Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) through his church since the beginning and has been more active since retirement and has been a board member for

3 years.

Todd Rockstroh

Secretary, Facilities Committee Chair


Jennifer is a retired Preschool/Daycare teacher of 27 years. She has been married to her wonderful husband, Don, for 9 years, and together they have 6 adult children, 2 grandchildren, and a third one on the way. They live on a small hobby farm (chickens, dogs, cats, and vegetables) and love the outdoors.

Jennifer has been volunteering with Family Promise of Warren County (IHN) for the past 22 years, and as a new member of the Board of Directors, she's looking forward to helping promote and grow the organization.


Jennifer currently volunteers through weekly church rotations and by helping at the Day House. Her passion is to help children grow

and succeed. She is anxiously anticipating all the different ways she can serve through

Family Promise.

Jennifer Goepper

We are Family Promise of Warren County.

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