Middle Way House Staff

Middle Way House staff is diverse with respect to ethnicity, age, formal education attainment, and work history. Our standards require that staff members have the ability to work with a diverse population; be flexible, resourceful, compassionate, have a deep understanding of our empowerment model, and possess the willingness and ability to let people make decisions about their own lives.

 Debra Morrow, Executive Director

Debra Morrow is a graduate of Indiana State University with a degree in criminal justice. Prior to her appointment as executive director, she served as Community Service Coordinator at Middle Way House for seven years, and previously worked with incarcerated women at New Leaf-New Life.

New Wings Emergency Shelter Staff

Crisis Line: (812) 336-0846          Administration: (812) 333-7404

Liz Franklin, Children’s Advocate

Marcella Ettinger, Childcare Coordinator

Katelyn Lipa, Crisis Intervention Services Coordinator

Pamela Sojka, Crisis Intervention Services Coordinator

Heather Davis, Legal Advocate

Sharon Groeger, Legal Advocate

Virginia White, Legal Advocate

Sara Huntington, Outreach Coordinator

Bev Carson, Resident Advocate

Miranda Ettinger, Resident Advocate

Laura Castleman, Resident Advocate

Connie Kinser, Resident Advocate

Mary Stalcup, Resident Advocate

Myke Luurtsema, Prevention Educator

Sheila Zintsmaster, Shelter Manager

Donna Storm, Triage Specialist

Donna Hackney, Accounting Specialist

Rene Llewellyn, Communications Coordinator

Rachael Himsel, Events Coordinator

Jessica Johnson, Grants Coordinator

Nancy Schroyer, Human Resources

The Rise! Middle Way House Transitional Housing Staff

(812) 337-4510

Vicky Pollitt, Case Manager

Martha Voyles, Case Manager

Lauren Wilson, Crisis Intervention

Lenora Binkley, Site Manager

Evelyn Smith, Community Outreach Coordinator

Monte Simonton, Youth Program Coordinator

Priscilla Cuevas, Youth Program Coordinator

Sam Harrell, County Service Specialist

Greene County Outreach Office

(812) 384-8769

Christa Turpin, Client Advocate

Carol Byers, Client Advocate

Martin County Outreach Office

(812) 295-2993

Lisa Muench, Client Advocate

Owen County Outreach Office


Kathy Talkington, Outreach Coordinator

Deborah Underhill, Preventionist