Beaches Habitat is a team of many, from our Board of Directors to our program volunteers. Let us introduce you to some of the key players!

Administrative Staff

Steve Gilbert

President & CEO
(904) 595-5791
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Debbie Jones

Chief Financial Officer
(904) 595-5792
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Sarah Jared

Chief Operating Officer
(904) 595-5793
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Mary Anne Christensen

Development Director
(904) 595-5794
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Arthur Lewis

Finance Manager
(904) 595-5799
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Judith Poppell

Grant Specialist
(904) 595-5803
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Education & Family Services Staff

Joyce Freeman

Family Services Director
(904) 595-5797
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Sue Goebertus

Education Director
(904) 595-5801
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Doug Brown

Scheidel Prep Club Coordinator
(904) 595-5802
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Construction Staff

Josh Jared

Construction Director
(904) 334-1201
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Taryn Stevens

Construction Coordinator
(904) 595-5806
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Chris Rozear

Repairs Manager
(904) 631-1665
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Brigid Barrett

Construction Site Supervisor

Chace Thomas

Construction Site Supervisor

AmeriCorps Members

Now Recruiting

We're currently accepting applications for AmeriCorps members! Members serve for 10.5 months alongside staff, volunteers, and future homeowners. It's a great opportunity for recent grads or career changers to gain experience in a non-profit setting.

Board of Directors

  • Kathryn Hall


  • Kyle Vincent

    Vice Chair

  • Lauren Weisman


  • Marianne Hillegass


  • Brent Paris

    Immediate Past Chair

  • Michael Binaco

  • Justin Cerrato

  • Terri Cohen

  • Charles Dixon

  • Greg Griffin

  • Justin Hesterlee

  • Stacey Lawrence

  • Carolyn Mathis

  • Martha Shafer

  • Rick Westerman

  • Archie Jenkins

    Director Emeritus