Stacy has been a resident of Ionia her entire life. She is very involved with her son, family, and community. She graduated from Central Michigan University, with a degree in family services and psychology. Stacy has worked in the human services filed in Ionia County for the last 20+ years. She has been the director of HFHIC since 2016.
Russ Maxim – ReStore Manager
Karson Hengesbach –
Office Assistant/ReStore Clerk
Brandon Haack – Affiliate & Restore Assistant/Clerk
Carisa Thomas – ReStore Clerk
Our Board of Directors
Andy on the board with Habitat for Humanity for 12 years believing in the good done for the community. He is married with four children, a High School golf coach and a trustee in Lyons Township. When he’s not busy making his community a better place, Andy can be found either fishing or at his cottage with family and friends.
Gordon moved to Ionia with wife Sue in 1988. Together they have raised three daughters and hosted seven exchange students. He is the owner of KDH Construction, has previously served on local and state Home Builders Associations, as well as been a long time member of the Ionia City Council and various other local boards.
Mike has been a proud board member of Habitat for Humanity for 27 years and serves as the current treasurer. He is a devoted member of the Lake Odessa community where he resides with his wife after having retired from banking. His knowledge of banking regulations can only be matched by his wit and dry sense of humor.
Diane has been a Habitat for Humanity board member for over 10 years. She is a proud member of the Portland community, having made that her home since 1964. She is also a realtor for Coldwell Banker Frewen Realty in Portland for 20 years and counting, all in the hopes of helping families find a place they can call home.
Michele and her husband have been apart of the Lake Odessa community for over 30 years while raising our 4 boys there. She’s worked in the Credit Union industry for over 28 years and when she became involved with Habitat she couldn’t believe how similar their missions were. Both organizations are about “People Helping People,” which spoke to her heart and why she wanted to serve on the board.
John has been on the Habitat Board for nearly 10 years. He has worn many hats through the years, all of which were focused on social service & change, providing advocacy for his community. His hope is to bring about improvement for those who need it the most.
Linda is a Property Analyst for the Michigan State Land Bank Authority and focuses on special projects, most of which focus on how the State Land Bank can be an agent of economic development. She holds a Masters in Science of Administration, has served as Secretary and Fundraising Committee Chair for the Board of Directors for the Shiawassee County Humane Society. She is a mother of two and resides in Crystal Township.
Amy has a Bachelor’s in Psychology which she uses as Public and Community Relations Manager at Herbrucks Poultry Ranch. She is also a proud board of director of the Ionia Chamber of Commerce, Sparrow Hospital Group and Rotary Club. She is married to her husband Mike and their family lives in Saranac.
Ben is an Ionia native and joined Habitat for Humanity to help restore homes around Ionia County so that we can revitalize our communities. He believes in small towns and wants to see them succeed while also preserving their character. He owns a small business in the web & digital marketing space, providing tech and marketing support to small businesses who want to grow using the internet. He lives with his growing family in Saranac.
Reverend Paul Reissmann is the lead pastor at Central United Methodist Church in Lake Odessa, MI. Rev. Paul has a passion for housing and empowering others to live their life with vitality and freedom. His enthusiasm is contagious, and he’s ready to help do whatever it takes to improve the local community.