Board members

  • Brenda Oyler Kim, MSW, LCSW - President
  • Suzanne Thompson, MEd. - Vice President
    • Executive Director
    • Tides
  • Cathryn C. Epp, Ph.D - Treasurer
    • Retired Psychologist
    • Bereavement, Grief and Loss Specialist
  • Renae Schunk - Secretary
    • Director of Congregational Based Health Ministries 
    • Stephen Leader and Stephen Minister
    • Life After Loss Leader
    • St. Paul's United Methodist Church, State College
  • Jackie Naginey Hook, MA
    • Spiritual Director and Celebrant
    • Helping Grieving Hearts Heal with Koch Funeral Home
    • HEART -Helping Empty Arms Recover Together
    • Life After Loss Leader at State College Presbyterian Church
  • Linda Hoover
    • Spiritual Director
    • Pastoral Care Commission Chair and Life After Loss (LAL) Coordinator
    • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, State College 
    • Pastoral Care Volunteer, Mt. Nittany Medical Center
  • Michael Larrimore
    • Director of Bereavement and Chaplain Services
    • Grane Hospice Care
  • Kimberly McGinnis, BS  
    • Director of Resident Services 
    • The Village at Penn State
  • Sheri Neale, BSW
    • Hospice Social Worker
    • Centre Homecare, Inc. 
  • Stacey Ondo, RN
    • Hospice Director
    • Centre Homecare, Inc.
  • Molly Schwartz
    • Hospice Volunteer 
    • Centre Homecare, Inc
  • Donna M. Snyder
    • Spiritual Director
    • Pastoral Assistant
    • Stephen Leader and Stephen Minister
    • Life After Loss Leader
    • St. Paul's United Methodist Church, State College 
    • Advisory Board Member of the Local Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
  • Evelyn Wald, MS, MDIV, LPC
    • Grief and Loss Counselor 
    • Individual and Family CHOICES Program