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Meet Our Staff:

Robert Johnson

Executive Director

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April Dertian

Resource Development Director

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Tracey Smith

ReStore Director

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Katie Holmes

Family Services Director

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Chris Allen

Construction Director

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Jaime Durand

Donation Coordinator



Armando Martin

Sales Coordinator



Jennifer McGovern-Schoeff

Development Coodinator

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Debra Becker

Store Associate


Meet the Board of Directors:

Kathy Laginess


Kathy is a Healthcare Consultant and semi-retired. She previously owned and operated a healthcare company. Kathy also volunteers at the ReStore and helps with different LCHFH functions. She holds a BSN from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Phoenix University. Kathy has also served on several non-profit boards.


Erika McNamara

Vice Chair


Alexa Hofstra

CPA - Treasurer

Alexa currently works as a Certified Public Accountant at RDM Associates (RDMA) in Clarkston, Michigan. She specializes in providing accounting and consulting services to non-profit organizations. Prior to Joining RDMA in 2012, Alexa attended Walsh College, where she earned her Masters of Accounting. Alexa obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Grand Valley State University in 2012, where she graduated in the top ten percent of her class.

In her free time, Alexa loves to read, bake, and exercise. During the summer, she enjoys spending time with her family on their boat, wakeboarding, and wake surfing.

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Skip Wagner


Skip has a passion to quietly help others in the community.  He began volunteering with LCHFH in 2016 upon moving to Livingston County.  This was the same year he retired from Delphi Corporation as Vice President of Human Resources for Operations and Latin America.  He began his career with AC Spark Plug in Flint, MI, in 1977 and was fortunate to be involved in business around the world, including living in Maryland, Texas, Michigan, and Luxembourg during his working career.  He holds a BBA from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Midwestern State University.  He is married, a proud parent of two great children, and a grandparent to two wonderful boys.


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Jeri Gawlowski


Jeri is a retired Medical Practice Adminstrator that has been an active volunteer with LCHFH Bachelor for 2.5 years. She has a Bachlor of Science in accounting from Madonna University and is a former board member of PRISMS, Inc.

She's married and has been a resident of Livingston County 14 years.

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