Our Valuable Team Members

Kathleen DornesExecutive Director
Kathleen became the Executive Director in October 2023. She has a degree in psychology and has been working in the human services field for the last 12 years. She has previous job experience in mental health, IDD, Autism, and drug and alcohol counseling. In her spare time Kathleen enjoys coaching track and field, traveling, sports, and pageantry. Kathleen is excited to join the Halcyon team and continue to provide a fun and welcoming environment/program to those Halcyon serves!
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.
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.
Michell WitmerActivity Aide
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Bill LundbergDriver/Activity Aide
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Daphne WagnerDriver/Activity Aide
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