Staff

For general information, please call our main number at 912-790-9446 or email us at info@familypromisece.org.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Timiesha James

Family Support Specialist

Timiesha James is a Family Support Specialist for Family Promise of the Coastal Empire. She is originally from Hinesville, Georgia and graduated from Columbia College and has worked with homeless and individuals who are at risk of homelessness for many years. Timiesha's ultimate goal is to end homelessness and to provide her clients the tools to overcome any adversity. She is now bringing her background in civic work to Family Promise with the hopes to further impact the lives of those in the community.

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Porshe Moody, MSW

Family Support Specialist

Porshe Moody, serves as the Family Support Specialist of Family Promise of Coastal Georgia. It is my promise to give fair and consistent support to each family. I believe the family unit is the foundation of any institution of society. No matter how small or big the family unit is it is of equal importance. Coming from a small family unit myself I have had the privilege of experiencing the hard work it takes for each member as well as working with outside agencies to help my family grow and expand. This is what I hope to do for your family! My experience working within the community includes physical and mental health issues, and children and adults with diverse backgrounds and difficult life phases. I can’t wait to meet and help fulfill our Promise to your Family!