President and CEO
Amy has been the President/CEO of Rebuilding Together Dayton since September 2009. Prior to that appointment, she served as Executive Director of the organization since July 1998. She founded the affiliate as a member of Preservation Dayton Inc. in 1996 and served as Board President for three years. She served on Rebuilding Together’s National Affiliate Council as affiliate liaison to affiliates in four states. She was selected as Executive Director of the Year by Rebuilding Together in 2012. She served on the Public Arts Commission and Landmarks Commission for the City of Dayton. She was President of Dayton View Historic Association for four years. She is a 1995 graduate of Dayton’s Neighborhood Leadership Institute and a 2002 graduate of Leadership Dayton. She was one of the Ten Top Women of Dayton in 2003. She was named one of the Dayton Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 for 2008. She received the Mayor’s Award of “Daytonian of the Year” in 2018. Prior to being hired as the affiliate’s first Executive Director, she worked as a litigation paralegal for ten years at Thompson Hine and the NCR Corporation. She received a degree in Legal Assistance from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She has three sons and lives in Dayton View Historic District. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Dayton, where she served as President 2016-17.
Scott volunteered as a house captain with Christmas in April*Dayton in 1996. He became a Board member in 1997, and served as Board president 2002-2003. Scott founded Bruns, Inc. in 1990 to provide technical assistance to governmental agencies, community developers and neighborhood development corporations and other non-profits. Scott became Project Manager in 2006 to assess Neighbor●Care projects and manage house captains for Rebuilding Day projects.
Amanda Harrelson was hired as the Neighbor●Care Director in August 2015. Amanda’s previous experience includes serving as a Rebuilding Together Dayton CapacityCorps Member from 2011 – 2012. In her role as an AmeriCorps member, Amanda managed the Seasonal Revitalization program and coordinated outreach and volunteer efforts. She then worked at the University of Dayton Research Institute supporting research in energy technologies before returning to RTD. Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Dayton and has an EPA Lead Safe Renovator certification.
Seasonal Safe@Home Director
Michelle was hired as the Seasonal Safe@Home Director in August 2018. Previously, she worked for an international NGO, coordinating humanitarian volunteer projects that focused on community development, education and conservation. Michelle has a Master of Science in Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Cincinnati. She leads all of our volunteer projects and is CPR/AED/First Aid and EPA Lead Safe Renovator certified.
AmeriCorps Client Coordinator
Terri is delighted to be serving for a second AmeriCorps year with Rebuilding Together Dayton as their Client Coordinator. She previously served with the Hall Hunger Initiative as their Volunteer/Project Coordinator in Montgomery County. Terri comes to RTDayton with 20+ years of experience as a licensed social worker serving in the Miami Valley with seniors, families in hospice care / hospitals and in community mental health settings. Terri received her Bachelor of Social Work from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan and her Master of Social Work in Clinical / Administrative Social Work from The University of Cincinnati. Her most recent adventure includes parenting her college age son and running a part-time home bakery while serving in AmeriCorps.
AmeriCorps Program Coordinator
Camyel started serving as the AmeriCorps Program Coordinator in January 2019. She just finished a two year service project as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guinea, West Africa where she taught mathematics to middle school and high school students, and worked on building a library for her school. Camyel has a B.A of Specialized Studies in Management and Entrepreneurship with an International Business Certificate. She is EPA Lead Safe Renovator Certified.