Name: Meg Burkhard
Bio: Meg Burkhard has been named the new Director of Bethany House! Meg is overseeing Bethany House day to day, as well as maintaining our connections with the wonderful community we live in. Meg is a lifelong resident of Rochester, and has previously served as Director at Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach. She is the mom of 3 teenaged boys. She is excited about the opportunity to serve the women and children of Bethany House, as well as working with the awesome staff and volunteers.
Name: Marie Willis
Position: House Manager
Bio: Marie has been on the staff of Bethany House since last spring. Previously, she worked at Xerox for 24 years in business finance. She loves being at Bethany House and feels the need to be right in the heart of the house, living on the third floor. Coming from a family with six siblings, she understands the ups and downs of living in community. She has one grown son, a wonderful sense of humor, and is thrilled with the “new” kitchen. She is now the House Manager, overseeing all the day to day activities of Bethany House, including the food pantry, community drop in, and our interface with Foodlink.
Name: Veronica Alexander
Position: Live-In Staff
Bio: We are also very grateful that Veronica Alexander, who has been a member of the staff on and off for eight years, has temporarily returned to help us during this transition period. Veronica is happy to be here and is grateful to be back at Bethany House during this time.