Our Valuable Team Members

BreAnna PantzerExecutive Director
BreAnna comes to us from Ohio! She became the Executive Director in November 2021. She has a Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology and has been working in the mental health industry since 2013. She loves the mission of Halcyon and how unique it is to the community. In her spare time BreAnna enjoys spending time with her husband and her daughters.
Mike WitmerEvening Program Coordinator
Mike has been an employee at Halcyon since April 2000. He started working as a driver and was promoted to program assistant in 2009. Currently, Mike coordinates all of Halcyon’s evening groups and activities. He enjoys riding his motorcycle, dancing, and having fun. He can be found rocking the microphone on karaoke nights. He loves working at Halcyon because he enjoys interacting with the members and watching them grow.
Joe GibsonActivity Aide/Team Leader
Joe started at Halcyon as a member in 2009; before he even started working here. As a person dealing with his own mental illness, he hopes to bring his own unique insights to Halcyon. From Baking with Joe, to groups outside of Halcyon, he enjoys the social connections that have grown over the years- giving him the ability to see outside himself and see the world around him a little better.
Rich CasselActivity Aide
First, Rich is a Christian. He walks about 20 miles a week. He has Parkinson’s Disease. He loves to eat and read Christian biographies and novels. He comes from a large family- 5 brothers and 2 sisters. He is 68 years old and has never been married. His hope is in Jesus.
Sam HersheyActivity Aide
Sam joined Halcyon, which he still uses as a major part of his social life, shortly after graduating high school. As of 2019, he’s been working for Halcyon for 12 years- where he can continue to engage people in social activity and share some of his knowledge to help them. When not at Halcyon, he can be found on the deck of a cruise ship, working on devotionals for Lebanon Gospel Center, playing tabletop RPGs, or Xbox.
Ann KulpActivity Aide
Joe KirbyActivity Aide/Driver
Pat BoyleActivity Aide/Driver