Staff

Kowshara Thomas, Executive Director 

Ms. Thomas assumed the position of executive director in August 2019 after serving as Joseph’s House’s senior nurse case manager for a year. As executive director she is responsible for the delivery and quality of resident care (physical, emotional, and spiritual), including accompaniment of those who are dying; developing partnerships with service providers and referral resources; recruitment of staff and volunteers; supervision and training of staff and volunteers in the delivery of compassionate care; and direction for and development of the Joseph’s House community.

Ms. Thomas has more than 20 years of experience providing patient care in long term, hospice, primary, and pediatric care as well as surgery. Prior to Joseph’s House, she served in several positions at Capital Caring, providing nursing care to patients with terminal illness including education to patients and their families to decrease anxiety and facilitate patients’ living until death. As senior nurse case manager at Joseph’s House, Ms. Thomas was responsible for evaluating referrals, assessing resident needs, developing care plans, supervising RNs, LPNs, and nurse’s aides, and managing the care of residents.  Read Kowshara’s letter.

Gabriel Ademiloye, LPN, Nurse

Lindsey Christianson, Health Corps Fellow

Lina Cortas, Development Director

Liz Fehrenbach, RN, BS, Program Director

Cathy Fitch-Jackson, Community Care Aide I

Meredith Haussler, CFO

Kristen Jones, LICSW, Social Work Case Manager

Kim McClary, Community Care Aide

Heidi Mills, Community Care Aide

Rosa Moudene, RN, Nurse Case Manager

Norielle “Elle” Nachor, Community Care Aide I

Alan Pickett, RN, BS, Nurse Case Manager

Ramona Strickland, Community Care Aide I

Esmé Trahair, Health Corps Fellow

Sangmo Tsering, Community Care Aide

Nikki Williams, Community Care Aide 

Geraldine Wirba, LPN, Nurse

Jake Woodward, Community Care Aide