The House has been changing children's lives since 1872.



Brian McKee

Chief Executive Officer

Joel Zayachek

Chief Adminstrative Officer

Jody Kehl

Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Perkins

Chief Program Officer

Allison Spaulding

Vice President of Foster Care and Evidence-Based Program

Virginia Whitford

Chief Strategy Officer


ReneƩ Azzarito-Larkin

Coordinator of Health Services

Leila "Lee" Bjornland

Director of Development

Matt Caracas

Director of Residential & Juvenile Justice Services

Laura DeStefanis

Director of Marketing and Communications

Jeanna Heretz

Director of Human Resources

Clint Lanckton

Director of Maintenance

Chelsea Martin

Director of Foster Care - Watertown

Jamie Nicholas


Paris Pearson

Director of Foster Care - Utica

Shannon Perri

School Principal

Karalyn Smith

Director of Clinical and Medical Services

Bernadette Wormuth

Director of Quality