Jenn Lasky is the Executive Director of Edna House, and brings experience and leadership from her position at Open Door Re-Entry Transitional Housing in Cleveland. Jenn directed the Open Door pilot program in Cuyahoga county and is a true advocate to all on the importance of re-entry, sober housing. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science and Technology and a Master of Science with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Youngstown State University.
Nicole Reed is the Phase I Program Administrator and oversees the women in their first 90 days of recovery. Nicole works with referring agencies to admit women into the Edna House but also finds them other facilities if needed. Nicole comes to the Edna house with many years of management and customer service experience. She is active in the Alumni Association.
Kelly Verbofsky is the Phase II Administrator of the Edna House. Kelly leads the Job skills Development program and works with the women after their initial 90 days. Kelly attended Columbia College in Chicago and studied Music Business. She also holds her Realtors license. Kelly has a passion for helping the women of the Edna House become sober, employed, productive members of society.
Jena Olsen is the Development Coordinator of the Edna House. Jena brings years of community relations experience and volunteerism to the Edna House. She was instrumental in opening the new boutique location for the Edna House and manages the continuous supply of donations as well as energetically marketing the boutique. Jena is a resourceful fundraiser and grant writer and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Child Studies from the Ohio State University.
Sara Fyffe is the Administrative Assistant of the Edna House. Sarah began volunteering as an intern while attending Cleveland State University. Sarah became employed at the Edna House after earning her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Cleveland State University and looks forward to attaining her independent social work license. Sarah has a passion for helping others and she enjoys facilitating trauma groups as well as family groups.