Board of Directors
President – Dennis Horan – Huron
Vice President – Mike Fleming – Norwalk
Secretary – Marilyn McKinney – Norwalk
Treasurer – Nick Kousma – Willard
Rachel Danhoff – Willard
Jon Ditz – Norwalk
Mike Fleming – Norwalk
Darrell Gant – Sandusky
Dan Gildenmeister – Sandusky
Linda Grice – Bellevue
John Hildebrandt – Sandusky
Dennis Horan – Huron
Sue Lucht – Huron
Marilyn McKinney – Norwalk
Chuck Norton – Huron
Steve Schumm – Norwalk
Patrick Spettel – Norwalk
D.J. Swearingen Jr. – Sandusky
Marcia Walters – Castalia
If you are interested in joining any of these committees, contact the Firelands Habitat for Humanity (FHFH) office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419.621.7818. Please check the Events and Meetings Calendar for Committee meeting dates and locations.
The committee organizes and carries out application, interview, and selection processes. We find the families who fit the criteria of need for shelter, ability to make no-interest loan payments, and ability to partner with Habitat for Humanity.
Family Support/Mentors: Betty Whitacre
Works with families through sweat equity, home ownership education, home purchase process, adjustment to new responsibilities and continued partnership with the organization. The committee is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating this aspect of the program.
ReStore: Dennis Horan
The ReStore committee sets policies for store operations, discusses promotions and staffing. Meetings are as needed at this time. Please contact the Executive Director at 419-621-7818 if you are interested.
Women Build: Betty Whitacre
This committee meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 4:00pm at the Firelands Habitat for Humanity office, 7602 Milan Rd. Sandusky, OH 44870.
To coordinate labor, plans, materials and family interests to build simple, decent house in a decent community for God’s people in need while empowering and teaching women.
Office Support: Carol Weyer
This group staffs the office, which provides coordination and support for the organization.
Public Relations: Mike McCall
Mission: To continually improve the community’s awareness of our work, recognize our participants, and encourage new donations of time and materials so more people have simple, affordable housing.
Site Selection: Mike McCall
Identify potential sites, evaluate sites’ availability and appropriateness, evaluate sites suitability for affiliate’s basic house plans, develop a site acquisitions criteria policy for board approval, implement the board-approved site acquisition policy and maintain acquired sites.