Susan graduated from the University of Cincinnati and worked in the field of mental health for the first ten years of her career. Eventually she 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. She joined Open Table in early 2018 as a street outreach and resource navigator and can typically be found on the streets of Nashville with a camera and a rather large, lovable dog.
Joanie spends a lot of time thinking about how to connect people with the resources they need.
Abby is a second year graduate student at Vanderbilt University, pursuing dual degrees in Community Development and Action, and Theological…
John Culbertson offers presence and spiritual support to friends of Open Table Nashville as a Chaplain on the Streets.