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Katrina Bostick, MSW

Executive Director

A Savannah native, Katrina Bostick has poured her heart into improving her hometown. She was employed at a childcare center for 13 years, where she worked frequently with nearly impoverished families. While studying for her Bachelors of Social Work degree from Savannah State in 2013, she began working at Family Promise, then known as the Interfaith Hospitality Network. This experience changed her understanding of homelessness to something that put children and families on the forefront. She was appointed executive director of Family Promise in 2015, shortly after graduating with her Masters of Social Work degree from Valdosta State University. In 2020, she became the director of the newly formed Family Promise of the Coastal Empire – the result of a merger between Savannah, Effingham and Bryan County affiliates. At Family Promise, Bostick puts her passion for homeless children and families to work, giving them resources to build independent lives. She has three children, Alexis, Donovan and Lauren, and lives in Pooler with her dog, Charlie.

Pamela McKinley

Finance Director

Pamela W. McKinley is the Finance Director at Family Promise of the Coastal Empire. Pamela started as a volunteer with Interfaith Hospitality Network and has been with the organization for 7 years. She is a graduate of an HBCU, Tougaloo College, with a Bachelor in Economics/Accounting. Pamela has over 25 years of experience working with the Department of Defense, Department of the Army, and in the private sector. Her favorite pastime is spent with her two granddaughters.

Nancy Soto

Programs and & Services Director

Nancy Soto has worked in the social services field for over 20 years in various capacities, most recently with the United Way of the Coastal Empire as a case manager with the CARES Act Fund. Prior to that, she worked with Georgia Legal Services Program as an Advocacy Paralegal and has served as the corporate director of case management programming with Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Soto earned a bachelor’s degree in forensic psychology with a minor in criminal justice from the Florida Institute of Technology. She is married with three children, and the family lives in Savannah.

Jeronia Clark

Family Support Specialist

Jeronia Clark is a Family Support Specialist at Family Promise of the Coastal Empire that helps families overcome their obstacles. She earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Savannah State University and is currently striving to earn her Master of Social Work from Walden University. Jeronia has experience in working with families and children through internships starting at the Department of Family and Children Services and with school social workers in surrounding counties. Her education and career have focused on her passion for working with children and families ensuring that she is able to make a positive impact in their lives. She believes that each family deserves an opportunity to strive to be the best they can be. When she is not assisting families, she is enjoying her time with her own family and friends through outdoor activities.

Shonta Hazel, MSW

Family Support Specialist

Shonta Hazel is a Family Support Specialist at Family Promise of the Coastal Empire. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Behavior Analysis and Master of Social Work from Savannah State University in Savannah, Georgia. Her education and career have always focused on her passion for working in the community and helping others. She has been working in the social services field for over ten years, and has vast experience working with children, families and individuals as a Social Worker/Behavior Specialist. Some of her experience includes intensive case management, behavior training, crisis assessments, etc. Shonta’s background and experience enables her to be an extremely effective social worker who is comfortable working with diverse groups of people. Shonta believes that change happens when people are given the guidance, opportunity, and resources they need to draw on their own strengths to live stable and fulfilling lives. She provides an environment of support to help individuals and families overcome obstacles to move forward and thrive.

Heather Tomlinson

Family Support Specialist

Heather Tomlinson is a Family Support Specialist at Family Promise of the Coastal Empire. She attended Georgia Southern University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and minored in Gerontology. Heather has been a National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in foster care for the last two years. She has also volunteered at Hospice and a Senior Living Community. It is important to Heather to help others succeed and overcome any obstacles they may be facing. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering, reading, hiking, concerts, and spending time with her children and grandson.

Lindsay Schilder, MSW

Family Support Specialist

Lindsay Schilder is a Family Support Specialist at Family Promise of the Coastal Empire. She grew up in Savannah and loves the rich history, diverse culture, and strong sense of community. Lindsey received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University. Having worked in the nonprofit sector for the last 10 years, Lindsey has grown to appreciate being a part of a field that is dedicated to helping families go from surviving to thriving. She believes each day holds another opportunity to inspire and be inspired.

Rosalyn Green

Rosalyn Green holds a bachelor’s degree in social work and is currently working on her Master of Public Administration degree at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. While working on her bachelor’s degree internship, Rosalyn realized she wanted to dive into the arena of public policy, thus she returned to school as an MPA student.

As former program coordinator for the City of Hinesville Homeless Prevention Program, she loves helping homeless families to obtain stable housing through the emergency shelter/rapid re-housing program. Rosalyn has worked with DCA ESG, CDBG, CDBG-CV, HUD Entitlements and HUD Continuum Care grants. She established strong work relationships with Liberty County area partners, United Way, Coastal Georgia, Gateway Behavioral Health, Liberty County School System, Safe Harbor Street Outreach, Ameris Bank, Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors, and Elaine Boggs Realty to name a few. She also enjoyed a close relationship with partner hotels within Liberty County who assisted her clients with emergency shelter provisions through the hotel/motel voucher program, such as Quality Inn, Ecolodge and Travel Lodge.

Rosalyn enjoys meeting local community members and helping anyone she can. Rosalyn believes a strong community effort can endorse a strong community outreach to affect those in need.

Beverly Jackson

Office Assistant

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Weekend Resource Navigator

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