Each member of Area 9 Agency's committed staff plays an important role in the successful operation of all the agency's programs. Working as a team, each individual's responsibilities and contributions are directly related to our overall mission of independence and assistance. In addition to the in-house staff listed below, there are also hundreds of people working in the community as meal site staff and volunteers.


*Staff members with e-mail addresses are underlined. Simply click on the underlined name to send an e-mail message to that person.

Tony Shepherd - Executive Director, Ext. 230
Kathy Bridgford - Director of Administration, Ext. 229
Brian Weaver - ADRC Director, Ext. 240

Meals Program:
Beth Evans - Meals Program Director, Ext. 228
Robyn Coblentz - Meals Program Assistant, Ext. 234

Fiscal Department:
Joel Nunez - Billing, Ext. 224

Information & Assistance:
Micole Leverette - Information Assistant, Ext. 221

Amanda Bellew - Office Assistant, Ext. 222

Case Management/In-Home Services:
Ellen Somers - Medicaid Waiver Coordinator, Ext. 223
Kaye Holmes - Case Manager, Ext. 226
Karen Wolfe - Case Manager, Connersville Office
Debbie Burkhardt - Case Manager, Connersville Office
Kim Moore - Case Manager, Ext. 231
Mary Kay Thornburg - Case Manager, Connersville Office
Robin Harris - Case Manager, Connersville Office
Deb Walters - Case Manager, Ext. 251
Tricia Luebbe - Case Manager, Ext. 238


Aging and Disability Resource Center

Tonya Smith - Options Counselor, Ext. 250
Robin Noonan - Options Counselor, Ext. 244

Lindsey Krofta - Options Counselor, Ext. 239
David Free - Options Counselor/Resource Coordinator, Ext. 250
Sarah Burroughs - Options Counselor, Connersville Office

C.A.R.E. Caregivers Support Program:
Rhonda Scott, Caregivers Training Coordinator, Ext. 246

Caring Community Volunteer Program:
Terri Hamm - Community Program Specialist, Ext. 252

Pre-Admission Screening:
Virginia Cox - Pre-Admission Screening Manager, Ext. 235
Lori Joseph - Pre-Admission Screening Assessor, Ext. 237
Janet Malone - Pre-Admission Screening Assessor, Connersville Office

Robyn Coblentz - PAS Assistant, Ext. 234


Support Staff:
Judy Ford - Administrative Specialist, Ext. 225
Jan Johnson - Office Assistant, Connersville Office

Paul Register - Ombudsman, Ext. 236