Terry is the 7th Executive Director in the history of Friendly House. He joined the staff in March 1999 and became Executive Director in 2021. Terry obtained his Master's Degree in Youth and Human Service Administration from the University of Northern Iowa, and earned his undergraduate degree in Sociology from William Penn College. Terry has a wife and four children.
Email Terry or call 563-323-1821 ext. 12
Renee joined Friendly House in January 1983. Along with daily Business Manager duties, she also administers the Childcare Scholarship and Preschool Scholarship Programs. Renee attended the University of Iowa. She has a husband, two married daughters and five grandchildren.
Email Renee or call 563-323-1821 ext.14
Resource Development Manager
Janece joined Friendly House in March 2020. As Resource Development Manager, her priority is to ensure that Friendly House is adequately funded to meet the needs of our clients. In addition, Janece's responsibilities include marketing, communications, and community relations. She has many years experience as an educator in the Quad Cities as well as in nonprofit program management in Davenport. She holds a BS Ed. with an emphasis in Social Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Email Janece or call 563-323-1821 ext. 13
Support Services Supervisor
Roger joined Friendly House in January 2002. He oversees all aspects of our facilities and maintenance needs. Roger attended Scott Community College and Blackhawk College during his Patternmaker Apprenticeship. He is a lifetime resident of Rock Island where he lives with his wife and three children.
Email Roger or call 563-323-1821 ext. 24
Charllie Johnson, Support Services
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Supervisor
Lisa joined Friendly House in November 2008 as the CACFP Supervisor. She has over 30 years' experience in the childcare field. Lisa and her husband, Kevin, live in Rock Island.
Email Lisa or call 563-323-1821 ext. 16
Sami Ramirez, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Specialist
Youth Services Supervisor
Ivy joined Friendly House in October 2018 as the Lead Youth Worker and is now the Youth Services Supervisor. She graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelors in ABA Psychology. Ivy absolutely loves anything that is Disney. In addition, she enjoys spending time with her family and her daughter, Emry.
Email Ivy or call 563-323-1821 ext. 29
Macao Jackson, Lead Youth Worker
TaShyia Calvert- Child Developmental Specialist/Preschool Teacher
Shanelle Josvanger, Child Development Specialist
Morgan Meador, Child Development Specialist
Sara Moore, Cook/ Child Development Specialist
Paige Reisner, Youth Worker
Samantha Swartout, Child Development Specialist
FAMILY & SENIOR SERVICES
Family and Senior Services Supervisor
Laura joined the Friendly House in January 2022. As Family and Senior Services Supervisor, she coordinates all family and senior programming, striving to support and strengthen families and seniors in our community. Laura holds a degree in Elementary Education from the University of Iowa. Before coming to the Friendly House, she taught in the East Moline School District for 31 years.
Email Laura or call 563-323-1821 ext. 17
Administrative Services Assistant
Jen joined Friendly House in May 2006 as an Evening & Weekend Receptionist. She was promoted to Administrative Assistant in 2014. In addition to greeting every person that walks in with a friendly smile, she coordinates all building rentals as well. Jen is married with two children.
Email Jen or call 563-323-1821 ext. 11
Phyllis Yeager, Receptionist
Adrienne Stoglin- Boore, Evening & Weekend Receptionist
Alnetha Jackson-Thornton, Evening & Weekend Receptionist
Joseph Stahler, Intern