• 40 S. Perry St., Suite 130 Dayton, OH 45402
  • (937) 586-0545
  • HomeOffice@LifeEssentials.org

Our Team

Our Team

WHY WE CHOOSE LIFE ESSENTIALS

Our dedicated staff members have traveled their own, unique paths to arrive at Life Essentials. Despite the distinct qualities of each person, there is a common theme displayed by all. Upon meeting any member of our staff, you will quickly learn that we are firmly rooted in the desire to help others that are less fortunate.

  • 400
    Seniors Served Annually
  • 100
    Volunteers
  • 10
    Staff Members

The Life Essentials team is comprised of a dedicated group of characters who genuinely care about the clients they serve. We are a small, yet mighty team and I am proud to be working with each and every one of them. — Linda Roepken, Executive Director
Linda Roepken

Linda Roepken

Executive Director
Michael Beckner

Michael Beckner

Chums Program Coordinator
Katelyn Cripps

Katelyn Cripps

Guardianship Coordinator
Christenna-Day

Christenna Day

Guardianship Coordinator
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Julie Crusenberry

Development Director
Andrea-Green

Andrea Green

Office Manager
Marisa-Lovely

Marisa Lovely

Guardianship Coordinator
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Rosalie Makridis

Director of Programs
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Cathy Shoup

Bookkeeper
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Johnique Springer

Guardianship Coordinator

Board Members

President

Ted Gudorf, J.D., LLM

Gudorf Law Group, LLC

 

Vice President

Marion Jackson

Community Volunteer

 

Treasurer

Julia M. Belden, CPA, CGMA

Community Volunteer

 

Secretary

Lauren Williams

Community Volunteer

Members at Large

Amita R. Patel, M.D., C.M.D., M.H.A., C.P.E.

Community Volunteer

 

Eli Sperry, J.D.

Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling, LPA

Ross E. Szlag

Logistics Management United States Air Force

 

Joe Szoke

Retired, ADAMHS

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