Jon has been working in the social services field for the past thirty plus years. He has been Assistant Director of ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) of Adams-Wells Counties,a non-profit agency in Bluffton, IN. Indiana Director of YFN, Inc. a for profit company providing residential and day services for persons with developmental disabilities. Chief Operating Officer of Northeastern Center, Inc. a non-profit Community Mental Health Center serving DeKalb, Steuben, Noble, and LaGrange counties, Indiana.
He also has experience as a board member as President of the Board of Directors of Community Opportunities, Inc., a Florida non-profit providing services to persons with intellectual disabilities and on the Board of DeKalb County ARC (Alliance Industries). Currently he is on The Paw Paw Township Library Board.
He has also been a part and involved with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and active in community youth activities as a Coach for boys and girls in T-Ball and Little League baseball. Jon has two adult children and several grandchildren. He retired in the fall of 2014. He and his wife live on a “hobby farm” in Roann, IN. At present, they have a soybean field, a garden, 6 fruit trees, 6 chickens, and 4 unproductive cats.
At Beckman and Lawson LLC Ashley represents mothers and fathers regarding divorces, paternity, child custody, child support, parenting time, relocation, emancipation, and a variety of other family law issues. Ashley is a member of the family law section and the new lawyers section of the Allen County Bar Association.
Ashley has served as a volunteer at Erin’s House for Grieving Children since 2009. She is also a member of the Modest Means committee, which established a program for reduced rate legal services for family law cases in Allen County, Indiana. Ashley has served as the co-chair for the New Lawyers section of the Allen County Bar Association. She also serves on the board of directors for the Fort Wayne Derby Girls. Ashley has a Bachelor of Arts in political science, cum laude, Indiana University–Purdue University, Fort Wayne
J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, top 20% of her class. Ashley was a foster parent for five years and adopted two foster children. Ashley understands first-hand the importance of providing foster children with basic needs when they enter foster care.
Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Kent Hormann began his broadcasting career in 1978 with WFFT Channel 55. A graduate of Heritage High School and Ball State University, Kent joined WFFT as one of its original "Dirty Dozen", one of the first twelve people hired by the station after it signed on in December of 1977.
Kent joined WKJG NewsCenter 33 in June of 1981 and spent 21 years with the station as a videographer, sports anchor, and Sports Director. Among his career highs are anchoring the live play - by - play broadcast of the Fort Wayne Komets Turner Cup - clinching victory during the 1993 season, the play - by - play of the very first Wizards baseball game in Fort Wayne in 1993, and his duties as the Master of Ceremonies for the Mad Anthony's Charity Classic for Children Red Coat Dinner each year. Kent has helped with the color commentary and play - by play of the Fort Wayne Wizards baseball radio broadcasts for the past twelve seasons. He is currently the Director of Athletic Marketing and Broadcasting at IPFW, anchoring the radio broadcasts of IPFW basketball and volleyball.
Bobbie Golani, MSW, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker. Bobbie has served as the Director of Non-Profit Services at ICAN and Paytons Place and also provides therapy to children who live with autism and other developmental/behavioral disorders and their families. Originally from the Detroit area, Bobbie attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development from Oakland University and her Master of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University. Bobbie brings a strong background in Infant Mental Health that involves families as partners in promoting children's resilience.
Bobbie has many years of experience working as a Mental Health Consultant focusing on building social and emotional wellness in infants, young children and the adults who care for them. Bobbie is a national trainer and consultant for the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. Bobbie co-authored For Now and Forever: A Family Guide for Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers. Bobbie is committed to primary prevention and promotion of resilience of all children.
Bobbie also has extensive non-profit administrative and clinical experience in early education and child welfare. Bobbi is currently a Mental Health Therapist at Center for Neurobehavioral Services (CNS). She has been an Executive Director of a Montessori school and has experience in grant writing.
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