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


Jerilyn George

Director of Operations


Angela Gerding

Director of Programs & Advocacy


Ashley Sinclair

Legal Program Manager


Trisha Wohlever

Director of Human Resources


Paige Bobbitt

Director of Development & Communication

APSI Board

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

Mr. Blaine Brockman, J.D., President

Darby Legal Assistance

Mr. Nathan Griffin, Secretary

Retired, Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Mr. Bradley Eberhard. CPA, CVA, Vice President

Principal, Clark Schaefer Hackett

Ms. Erin Baker-Brown


Ms. Nancy Banks

Retired, Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Mr. John Cohen


Ms. Rebecca Dean

Retired, APSI Medical Program Manager

Ms. Sandy Dirkman

Vice President of Operations and Compliance, Sunshine Communities

Mr. John Hauser

Retired, Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Ms. Margaret Hutzel

Assistant Team Leader, Ohio University, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

Dr. Darrion Mitchell

Physician, Assistant Professor, Head and Neck Cancer, Department of Radiation Oncology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Ms. Roberta Montenegro

Retired, Ohio SIBS

Ms. Alice Pavey, Treasurer

Retired, Hamilton County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services

Ms. Marci Straughter

Ohio Tech Ambassador; Self-Advocacy Consultant, Ohio At Home

Ms. Rachel Ulbrich

Director of Adult Services, Echoing Hills VIllage, Inc.

Ms. Tonya Whitsett

Managing Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

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