APSI Staff

Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization, which advocates for outcomes that promote dignity, respect, and enhanced quality of life for individual persons with developmental disabilities.


Kristen Henry

Executive Director


Teresa Black

Director of Finance and Administration


Jerilyn George

Senior Program Director


Angela Gerding

State Program Director

APSI Board

APSI has an active and experienced Board of Trustees with 14 members. The following are the current board members of APSI:


Dr. Ed Sterling, DDS, President

Retired- OSU Nisonger Center

Mr. Blaine Brockman, J.D., Vice President

Hickman & Lowder Co., LPA

Ms. Carolyn Borden-Collins, Secretary

Mediator, Borden, White & Associates, Inc.

Ms. Becky Campbell, Treasurer

CFO Community Living Experiences

Ms. Kimberly Baker Hosler

Executive Director, The Carr Center

Ms. Erin Baker-Brown

Senior Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Education Office for Civil Rights

Ms. Melissa Bibbey

Wheelersburg School District

Mr. Desmond Bryant

Thomas Ingram Law Group

Ms. Sandy Dirkman

Vice President of Operations and Compliance, Sunshine Communities

Mr. John Dixon

Customer Service Representative, Synchrony Financial

Mr. Bradley Eberhard. CPA, CVA

Principal, Clark Schaefer Hackett

Mr. Nathan Griffin

Retired, Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Ms. Deni Hackworth

Ohio University Adjunct Instructor

Mr. Richard Hoffman

Retired, Oil and Gas Industry

Dr. Michelle Morris


Mr. Fred O'Dell

Retired President and CEO, North Valley Bank

Ms. Marci Straughter

Human Services Assistant, ARC Industries ; Self-Advocacy Consultant, Ohio At Home

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