Erin has been the Executive Director of St. Vincent Mission since 2016. She was a volunteer with the Christian Appalachian Project and worked with the Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center prior to her work at St. Vincent Mission. She has Bachelors degrees in both Public Management From Austin Peay State University and Sociology from Morehead State University.
Her work at St. Vincent Mission focuses on see Christ’s work of reconciliation in the lives of those served. She also desires to see poverty alleviation efforts focus on the individual walking themselves out of poverty rather that outside sourcing being sought as the solution to their challenges.
Kimberley Castle is the Assistant Director / Grants Manager for St. Vincent Mission, Inc. in David, KY. She attended Big Sandy Community Technical College where she received a Practical Nursing and Medical Office diploma. Prior to accepting her position for St. Vincent Mission, she was the Service Unit Director for the Johnson County Salvation Army for six years.
Kimberley enjoys working in the Non-Profit sector serving others. She has a direct focus on breaking the chains of systemic poverty and helping others recognize their talents and abilities. She desires to see people become more reliant upon their own inherent gifts and resources rather than those of others with the ultimate goal of each person reaching their full-potential.
Jennifer has a Bachelor’s degree in English and Latin Ohio Wesleyan University. She taught English and Latin for six years in Ohio, then moved to Kentucky with her family in 2008. She teaches educational classes and oversees the crisis relief and pantry programs while also running the internship program helping to educate interns on life and work skills through a Christ focused curriculum. She enjoys helping with resumes, obtain GED and driver’s licenses, learn employ-ability and interview. She has been married to her husband Derek for over twenty years and has two sweet kids, William (16) and Caroline (8). She enjoys camping, hiking, gardening, and canoeing with her family.
Trish Meade is the Crisis Relief/Food Pantry employee for St. Vincent Mission. She started as a volunteer, then completed the Internship Program and in November of 2022 was hired for the Crisis Relief/Pantry position. The opportunity to serve and help others is the most rewarding aspect of the work she does.
Jackie has been with St.Vincent Mission for two years now. She first started out volunteering in the food pantry, she shortly became a pantry intern and was given the position of Thrift Storm Manager. She has lived in Prestonsburg most of her adult life. She is the mother of 4 kids, grandmother to 5 and great grandmother to 3 kids. She graduated from Mayo Technical College in Retail Sales. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.
Jeannette has lived in David, KY her whole life. She is the oldest of four kids and was raised by her loving grandparents. She graduated with her Associates in Applied Science from Big Sandy Community College. She is a single mom of a son and is soon to be a grandmother. She has worked with St. Vincent Mission for 6 years now and started out as an intern that lead to a full time position as Food Pantry Manager and just last year she took the position of Garden Coordinator.