Staff Directory

Communications Staff

Paige Risser Director
(269) 462-4283

Kyla Carneiro Digital Communication Specialist

Beth Salman Graphics Communication Specialist

Court Staff

Stephen Rambeaux Court Administrator
(269) 462-4232

Stacey Rock Assistant Court Administrator/Clerk of the Courts

Donna Walls Court Clerk

Derek Weurding Community Justice Officer

Tomika Bomer Court Clerk

To reach any of these staff members, please send a email to You may address your email to an above person, and they will respond.

Education Staff

Sam Morseau Director
(269) 782-0887

Allen Halquist Manager
(269) 782-0887

Marisela Goodrich Administrative Assistant
(269) 782-0887

Kristie Bussler Educational Resource Specialist
(269) 462-4222

Joseph Avance Higher Education Specialist
(269) 462-4221

Autumn Laraway Early Childhood Educational Associate
(269) 462-4327

Susan Doyle Educational Associate
(269) 462-4229

Polly Mitchell Higher Education Resource Specialist
(269) 462-4294

Francis Kasper College and Career Readiness Associate
(269) 462-4234

Donald Sumners Educational Associate
(269) 462-4237

Skye DePaul Records and Information Coordinator
(269) 462-4202

(269) 782-0887 | (888) 330-1234 | (269) 782-0985 (fax)

Facilities Staff

Harry Wesaw Director

Clifford Peoples Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Christopher Lanphear Facilities Master Carpenter/Millwright

Buddy Freeze HVAC Technician

Robert Dill Grounds Supervisor

Tim Wallin Grounds Maintenance Team Lead

Norman Burfield Cleaning Services Supervisor

Finance Staff

Anita Grivins Director
(269) 462-4206

Laura Brychta Controller
(269) 462-4207

Jessica Brown Senior Accounting Analyst

Jennifer Rentfrow Senior Accounting Analyst
(269) 462-4302

Julie Rodriguez Staff Accountant
(269) 462-4210

Scott Gephart Procurement Specialist
(269) 462-4205

Kristie Partridge Accounting Clerk

Kim Boswell Accounting Clerk
(269) 462-4209

Santiago Gallegos Junior Accounting Analyst

Adela Gavan-Guerrero Accounting Clerk

Michael Newcomer Accounting Clerk

Housing Staff

Jim Coleman Director

Wendy Lipscomb-Hatcher Office Manager

Lynne Foerster Administrative Assistant

Matthew Bussler GIS Specialist/Assistant Planner

Kim Cushway Senior Housing Occupancy Specialist

Lisa Johnson Housing Occupancy Specialist

Megan Rick Rental Property Manager

Anthony Foerster Building Official

Robert Torzynski Tribal Planner  

57824 Potawatomi Trail | Box 180
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(269) 783-0443 | (877) 983-0385 | (269) 783-0452 fax

Human Resources Staff

Jessica Christner Director of Human Resources
(269) 462-4273

Mary Eccles Human Resources Manager
(269) 462-4267

Ruth Froberg Recruiting & Onboarding Specialist
(269) 462-4337

Traci Henslee Workforce Training and Resource Specialist
(269) 462-4227

J Dutton Training & Organizational Development Manager
(269) 782-4884

Language and Culture Staff

Marcus Winchester Director
(269) 462-4224

Katy Morseau Administrative Assistant
(269) 462-4325

Rhonda Purcell Language Coordinator
(269) 462-4255 office
(269) 783-9027 cell

Carla Collins Language Specialist

Kyle Malott Language Specialist

Nicole Holloway Cultural Activities Coordinator

Daniel Stohrer Youth Services Coordinator

Becky Williams Youth Cultural Coordinator

Blaire Topash-Caldwell Archivist

Natural Resources Staff

Jennifer Kanine Director

Vic Bogosian Natural Resources Manager

Mindy Morseau Administrative Assistant

Grant Poole Water Quality Specialist

Kyle Boone Environmental Specialist

David Ferris Invasive Species Specialist

Dale Keene Natural Resources Technician

Richard Roach Natural Resources Technician

To contact the DNR staff, email

Social Services Staff

Mark Pompey, MSW Director
(269) 462-4277

Michelle Genereaux Administrative Assistant
(269) 782-4300

Michelle Piper-Fisher Social Services Outreach Worker
(269) 462-4278

Barbara Vincent Outreach Worker
(269) 462-4275

Casey Kasper Victim Services Manager/Case Worker
(269) 462-4324

Ann Morsaw-Banghart Veterans Service Administrator
(269) 462-4450

Karen Mikosz Families Services Supervisor
(269) 462-4216

Desiree Dunomes Families Services Worker
(269) 462-4297

Sandra Oram Families Services Worker
(269) 462-4279

Christynn "Bri" Black Foster Care/Adoption Worker
(269) 462-4336

Tori Moore Indian Child Welfare Worker
(269) 462-4276

Nicole Sailor Indian Child Welfare Worker
(269) 462-4307

Ray Bush Case Aide
(269) 462-4257

Beth Warner Elders Specialist
(269) 782-0765

Michelle (Shelley) Thompson Elders Program Assistant
(269) 782-0765

Cheri Hartline Title VI Cook
(269) 782-0765

Robert Linn Jr. Commodities Site Supervisor
(269) 462-4235

Mike Finney Commodities Site Assistant
(269) 462-4235