NEIGHBOR BY NEIGHBOR STAFF
Keri Haskins, Executive Director
Keri has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Miami University and a master’s degree in counseling from Andrews University. She is an adjunct professor of counseling and psychology. Keri has worked as a school counselor for 12 years and brings mentoring, communication, leadership, and organizational skills. In her free time, she enjoys collecting beach glass, reading, camping, traveling, and game nights with her family.
Meg Smyth, Service Coordinator
Meg graduated from Cornerstone University in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication and a minor in music. She formerly worked as a Public Safety Dispatcher at a college in Illinois and has a passion for building relationships with others, writing, and social media creation. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Daniel, and their two cats, Addie and Bailey. As well as watching Marvel movies, collecting Funko Pops, and playing board games and her Nintendo Switch.
Jessica Kidwell-Saboski, Social Worker
Jessica graduated from Indiana University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Social Work at Andrews University. She has a 20-year history of social work experience and is passionate about mental health. In her free time, she spends time with her husband, Andy, and her children, Matthew and Anna. Jessica loves animals and takes care of her two cats, four fish, and a bunny. In her free time, she enjoys journaling, cross stitching, and spending time with friends.
Michael Howe, AmeriCorps Member: Affordable Housing Coordinator
Michael graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and graduate hours in counseling. He has a 25-year history of social work with the State of Michigan and the State of Indiana. In his spare time, Michael enjoys finding, researching and selling art and antiques. He and his wife both enjoy photography, Lake Michigan, science fiction/fantasy movies and gardening.
Jennifer Bomar, Grant and Program Director
Jen used to work at Neighbor by Neighbor as our Service Coordinator and started back as our Program and Grant Director in March. Jen will be writing and reporting on grants for NbyN and coordinating our financial literacy program and volunteers. Jen Bomar graduated from Monmouth College in 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication and Theatre Arts. She enjoys working with non-profit organizations and has been on the Board of Directors for Children’s Music Workshop for over ten years. She also works as an artistic director for Children’s Music Workshop. In her spare time, Jen enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, and her children, Sophia, Nora, Audrey, and Joey, on their small farm with goats, chickens, and ducks.