The Team

Leadership

Ingrid Slikkers, Executive Director

ingrids@andrews.edu
(269) 471-6677
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Charity Garcia, Director of K-12 Initiatives

garcia@andrews.edu
(269) 471-3436
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David Sedlacek, Director of Pastoral Initiatives

sedlacek@andrews.edu
(269) 471-6375
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Dustin Young,

Director of Strategic Initiatives 

dustiny@andrews.edu
(269) 471-6249
 

Roberta Colwell, Administrative Assistant

rcolwell@andrews.edu
(269) 471-3559

 

Current Affiliates

 

Jenica Joseph    

Jenica is an assistant professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, graduated from Andrews University with an undergraduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in 2007. She received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2009 from Loma Linda University. She has worked in a variety of settings such as: private practice, skilled nursing/acute care rehabilitation, school-based speech-language pathologist, travel speech-language pathologist, and as a bilingual assessment team member for a school district.
 
 

Lara Malabrigo

 

James Mello

 James is the District Pastor for LaGrange and Carrollton Seventh-day Adventist Churches in Georgia. He graduated from Andrews University with an MDiv as well as an MSW. He is currently pursuing licensure as a therapist. He has experience as a pastor, chaplain, teacher, and social worker (including foster care and the juvenile justice system). He has given numerous presentations on creating trauma-informed churches and schools.

 

Sarah Reidel

 

Emma Vanderwaal

 
Willis Byas
AJ O’Carey
Maci Chen
Jasmine Johnson
Abi Martin
Erick Pena
Naissa Ndiaye
Angel Smith
Katelyn Weakley
Jasmin Wilson
 

Advisory Board

Tara Bailey
Torben Bergland
Judy Bitzer-Rowe
Nestor Bruno
AJ O’Carey
David Faehner
Ann Hamel
Angela Pechero
Jennifer Jill Schwirzer
Mary Slikkers
Evelyn Sullivan

 

2023-2024 Interns 
Jose Borget
Yailin Contreras  
Serika Charles Delfish 
Isai Ramirez
Leslie Rodrigues
Melissa Ponce-Rodas
Ricco Ruiz
Alvin Waite