Staff

Ingrid McIntyre

Ingrid McIntyre

Executive Director

Ingrid is inspired by heroes like Desmond Tutu, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Dorothy Day and strives to imitate their dedication to justice for the marginalized and love for all.

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Lindsey Krinks

Lindsey Krinks

Education and Street Chaplaincy Coordinator

Lindsey has been working in the fields of homeless outreach and community organizing for over a decade and is dedicated to journeying with those who are marginalized, both on and off the streets.

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Liz Shadbolt

Liz Shadbolt

Volunteer & Operations Coordinator

Liz’s passion is for engaging and connecting those who live on the margins, whether that be socioeconomic, cultural, or linguistic.

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Barbara Harper Latimer

Barbara Harper Latimer

General Contractor and Project Manager

Barbara spent several years building energy efficient, healthy homes for a company in Nashville before becoming a general contractor herself.

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Lauren Plummer

Lauren Plummer

Outreach and Program Coordinator

Lauren finds joy in organizing with people to fight for dignity and human rights, feeding friends, making movement art, and reading poetry.

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Haley Spigner

Haley Spigner

Street Outreach and Resource Navigator

Haley is our Housing and Volunteer Support, and is so happy to be working alongside the OTN team and is learning so much each day!

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Samuel Lester

Samuel Lester

Street Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator

Samuel’s work begins from a concern that our society must regain our spiritual balance, that too many hearts have become clouded by self-centered materialism, and that our own humanity is bound up with our care for others, especially the less fortunate.

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Becca Dryden

Becca Dryden

Information and Resource Coordinator

In addition to playing with her super cute little one, she enjoys hiking, knitting, reading, gardening, and cooking.

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Austin Sauerbrei-Brown

Austin Sauerbrei-Brown

Community Organizer

Influenced by grassroots leaders past and present, Austin’s work is guided by the belief that a just economy is one where ownership of land, housing and work lies in the hands of our communities rather than speculative investors.

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Lisa Avrit

Lisa Avrit

Operations Coordinator

Lisa started volunteering with Open Table Nashville in 2015, served on the board, and when the opportunity arose to join the staff full-time as the Operations Coordinator, jumped at the chance.

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Linda Bailey

Linda Bailey

Communications Coordinator

Linda has worked with people experiencing homelessness for the last seven years and uses her journalism background and passion for social justice to write, design, and empower.

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Te’aira Tucker

Te’aira Tucker

Retention Coordinator

For almost a decade, Te’aira spent time working with individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty in the school systems, combating against disability oppression in Cameroon and doing community organizing work in West Baltimore.

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Susan Adcock

Susan Adcock

Street Outreach & Resource Navigator

Susan realized she couldn’t stay indoors eight hours a day and moved on to photojournalism and outreach, where she learned to work with a long stream culturally diverse individuals and groups.

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Interns

Kim Grant

Kim Grant

Street Chaplain in Externship

Kim offers spiritual support and her presence to our friends experiencing homelessness as an Intern Street Chaplain.

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John Culbertson

John Culbertson

Street Chaplain in Residency

John Culbertson offers presence and spiritual support to friends of Open Table Nashville as a Chaplain on the Streets.

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Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller

Intern

Sarah is a Social Work student at Trevecca Nazarene University who is very excited to intern with Open Table this spring! She is passionate about empowering others and learning best practices for meeting people where they are.

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Rachel Flores

Rachel Flores

Intern

Rachel Flores is a junior at Vanderbilt University, studying Human and Organizational Development and Environmental Sociology. She is interning with Open Table Nashville for her HOD Capstone Internship.

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Georgia Rae Hiatt

Georgia Rae Hiatt

Intern

Georgia is a social work student at Belmont University. She first became involved with Open Table after Lindsey came to speak to one of her classes about the affordable housing crisis in Nashville.

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Peyton Williams

Peyton Williams

Intern

Peyton Williams is a second year graduate student at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson

AmeriCorps VISTA

Stephanie is serving for a year with Open Table Nashville through the AmeriCorps VISTA program.

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Sarah Partee

Sarah Partee

AmeriCorps VISTA

Sarah is serving for a year with Open Table Nashville through the AmeriCorps VISTA program.

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Board of Directors

Randy Morgan, Chair

Jaha Martin, Secretary

Dawit Aynachew, Treasurer

Jennifer Bailey

Madge Johnson

Barbara Higgins

Justin Pitt

Dan Rogers

Lynn Taylor

Shiloh Walker

Jim Fraser

Advisory Council

Liz Coleman
Downtown Library, Reference Librarian

Kirby Davis
COO Freeman-Webb Companies

Dennis Ferrier
Media Consulting and Video Production

Sheryl B. Fleisch, MD
Director, Vanderbilt Street

David Flow
Flow Construction

Randy Goodman
CEO & Chairman, Sony Records Nashville

Mike Hodge
Lead Organizer, NOAH

Diane Khun
Attorney

Dayna Lovelady
Homeless Commissioner, The Christian Broadcasting Network

Danny Rhodes
Habitat for Humanity

Suzie Tolmie
Homeless Coordinator, MDHA

Bernard Turner, Ed.D., MA, MBA, GPC
Associate Professor, Social Entrepreneurship & Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Jack C. Massey College of Business, Belmont University

Hershell Warren
Senior Advisor to the Mayor