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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Lauren Plummer

Lauren Plummer

Outreach and Program Coordinator

Lauren Plummer serves as the Outreach and Housing Coordinator at OTN. She joined the team in 2011 and has been journeying beside folks experiencing homelessness as an outreach worker and advocate ever since.

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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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Georgia Rae Hiatt

Georgia Rae Hiatt

Resource Coordinator

After volunteering for a cold weather canvassing effort, she fell in love with the OTN mission and values. She is honored to join the team and can not wait to build meaningful relationships with our friends.

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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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Joanie Ayoade Yoon

Joanie Ayoade Yoon

Outreach & Resource Coordinator

Joanie spends a lot of time thinking about how to connect people with the resources they need.

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Interns

Marjorie Joi Boyd

Marjorie Joi Boyd

AmeriCorps VISTA

Joi is passionate about seeking solutions to local policies and federal legislation that perpetuate cycles of poverty and subjugation for marginalized peoples

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Kate Hall

Kate Hall

AmeriCorps VISTA

Kate recently graduated with a degree in psychology from Oberlin College and is working with Open Table Nashville for a year before starting grad school for social work. She wants to be a therapist someday to help folks reclaim agency over and find peace in their bodies.

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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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Abby Hyman

Abby Hyman

Abby is a second year graduate student at Vanderbilt University, pursuing dual degrees in Community Development and Action, and Theological Studies. She is a recent graduate of Murray State University,…

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Michael Le Buhn

Michael Le Buhn

Michael is interested in the intersection of Faith and Justice and seeks to understand systems of oppression and the theological and ethical obligation to confront such systems and restore the oppressed.

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Board of Directors

Randy Morgan, Chair

Jaha Martin, Secretary

Danny Rhodes, Treasurer

Jennifer Bailey

Madge Johnson

Chad Hindman

Justin Pitt

Raphael McPherson

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