President and CEO
Amy founded the affiliate in 1996 and served as its first Board President from 1996-1998. In July 1998, she was hired as the first Executive Director. Amy worked as a paralegal for Thompson Hine from 1988-1996 and at NCR from 1996-1998. She has served on the Landmarks Commission and Public Arts Commission for the City of Dayton. She served as President of Dayton View Historic Association for four years. She graduated from Leadership Dayton in 2002 and the Neighborhood Leadership Institute in 1996. She was named an Outstanding Young Woman of America in 1997 and one of the Ten Top Women in Dayton in 2002. She was named one of the 40 Under 40 by the Dayton Business Journal in 2008. She was a member of the Dayton Rotary Board of Directors for 2010-2013. She was named President/CEO of Rebuilding Together Dayton in September 2009. She was selected as Executive Director of the Year for Rebuilding Together affiliates in November 2012. She is currently President of the Rotary Club of Dayton.
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 was hired 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.