Our Board

Meet our Board

Members of the Jeremiah Development Board of Directors come from the four founding churches, community organizations and neighborhood businesses.

  • David Armstrong (Case Worker, Rockford Rescue Mission, Court Street UMC Member)
  • Holly Beeman (Eng. Document Management Technician, 2nd/1st Church, Member)
  • Phillip Bush (Self-Employed, President)
  • Greg Cox (Lawyer at Hinshaw Law, Emmanuel Episcopal Church Member)
  • Charmaine Logwood (Case Worker, Jubilee Center)
  • Alicia Neubauer (Architect, Saavedra Gehlhausen and Owner Ground Floor Skateboards, Vice President)
  • Ann Rundall (Retired Educator, Secretary)
  • Joan Tunnell, (Literacy Consultant, Court Street UMC Member)
  • Dee Valentino (Mortgage Originator, Northwest Bank)
  • Joyce Williams (Client Advocate, Shelter Care Ministries)
  • Cass Wolfenberger (Senior Vice President Mortgage Banking, Alpine Bank, Treasurer)


One representative from each of the founding congregations also serves on the Board, ex-officio, without vote.

  • The Reverend Andria Skornik, Emmanuel Episcopal Church
  • The Reverend Calvin Culpepper, Court Street United Methodist Church
  • John Lindblade, 2nd Congregational Church UCC
  • The Reverend Rebecca White Newgren, 1st Presybterian Church (PCUSA)


The Executive Director is Michelle Ryan, who serves on the board as an ex-officio member as well.