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, Extension 230
Kathy Bridgford - Director of Administration, Extension 229
Brian Weaver - ADRC Director, Extension 240

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

Fiscal Department:
Ann Routson - Accounting Specialist, Extension 227
Joel Nunez - Billing, Extension 224

Information & Assistance:
Micole Leverette - Information Assistant, Extension 221

Amanda Bellew - Office Assistant, Extension 222

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


Aging and Disability Resource Center

Tonya Smith - Options Counselor, Extension 250
Robin Noonan - Options Counselor, Extension 244

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

Caring Community Volunteer Program:
Terri Hamm - Client Assistant, Extension 252

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

Robyn Coblentz - PAS Assistant, Extension 234


Support Staff:
Judy Ford - Administrative Specialist, Extension 225
Mae Creech - Office Assistant, Connersville office

Paul Register - Ombudsman, Extension 236

211 Call Center:
David Free - 211 Call Center Coordinator, Extension 233
Terri Hamm - Client Assistant, Extension 252