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Staff

Cathy Jordan, Executive Director

Nicholas Wissing, Service Coordinator

Tammy Skovronski, Supportive Services Specialist

Board of Directors

Mary A. NewcombMary A. Newcomb, President, Board of Directors
Mary Newcomb is honored to serve DeLaCerda House as Board President. Mary has earned her Masters of Social Work and spent several years working in local agencies. She is a Practicum Administrator at the University of Iowa School of Social Work in their Quad City program, is a trainer for foster and adoptive parents in Illinois, and works for a real estate attorney. When she isn't working, Mary enjoys spending time volunteering in various community organizations, including school and faith based organizations. Mary brings her talents to this board to better serve those in the community who would otherwise fall through the cracks. mary@delacerdahouseinc.org

Cindi GramenzCindi Gramenz, Vice Chair
Cindi holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and has been working in homeless social services for the past 12 years. She is a six year veteran of the United States Air Force where she worked as a Military Working Dog Handler. Cindi is currently employed with Christian Care in Rock Island as the Grant Writer/Development Coordinator and also serves on the Scott County Veterans Affairs Commission.

Dawn CameronDawn Cameron, Secretary, Treasurer
Dawn holds a BA from Western Illinois University and is a certified Housing Development Finance Professional. She spent 18 years working for local non-profits in compliance and development. Dawn has spent the past 5 years in civil service with the City of Davenport and is currently their Lead Financial Specialist. She is the City of Davenport's representative on the Quad Cities Shelter and Transitional Housing Council. Dawn offers great leadership skills and understanding the needs of non-profits. We are excited to have her as a part of our board of directors.

Jessica GordonJessica Gordon
Jessica Gordon has spent her career in advocacy, currently serving as the Midwest Regional Manager for Understood, an organization dedicated to providing resources to parents of kids with learning and attention issues. Shes the mother of Aspen, Amelia and Anjuli and is married to Mark. Previously she was a Constituent Advocate in Senator Tom Harkin's office and worked for Ben Cohen of Ben and Jerry's ice cream. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys performing with Open Source improv comedy troupe.

Janine JohnsonJanine Johnson
Janine graduated from Wartburg College-BA and Wartburg Theological Seminary-MA. She has spent over 35 years in the human services field for both government and nonprofit organizations; providing services in a variety of contexts from child welfare to serving individuals experiencing housing and homeless issues. Janine is presently on staff at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport, IA as the Outreach Coordinator.

Dana Munson
Dana is from a diverse family with 14 children and two awesome supportive and loving parents.  She is has spent her career providing housing assistance to  low income families.   She is entering her 19th year with Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority in the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  She is looking forward to exciting changes with the agency in assisting clients to move along the continuum.  She also has ten year career base with a multi-family project based Section 8 Property. Dana values the time she spends with her daughter and granddaughter.  She is honored to serve on the board.

Frank RoeFrank Roe
Frank retired from the U.S. Navy after serving 25 years of active duty.  He is currently the Executive Director for Christian Care.  Frank and his wife Rose have been married 33 years and have two children.  He enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. He is a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Colona.