Kimberly J. Parker
Kimberly has degrees from Barton College (BS), United States Sports Academy (MSS), and Columbia Theological Seminary (MDiv).
She worked eight years as an exercise physiologist at the University of South Alabama Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and three years in campus ministry prior to attending seminary.
Upon graduating from Columbia in 2004, Kimberly was hired for a part-time position with Central Outreach & Advocacy Center. Her job description has changed three times during her twelve years.
She was appointed Executive Director in September 2013.
Main Frame Coordinator
Ahren is a native of Portland, Oregon. He has a degree in philosophy and theology from Northwest Nazarene University and a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology. He is completed his Master of Social Work at University of Georgia in 2017. Ahren’s call to service outside the academy brought him to Central Outreach & Advocacy Center, where her serves as the Main Frame Coordinator for the Main Frame Job Readiness program.
Ahren has been deeply impacted by his position at Central OAC as he learns, in person, the challenges faced by Atlanta’s homeless population and works side-by-side with the dedicated volunteers and staff. Ahren joined the OAC Staff in January 2014.
April Campbell was born and raised in Connecticut. She graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Southern Connecticut State University in 2011. After graduation, she spent four years in the field working with both adolescents and adults.
She has worked with individuals struggling with mental illness, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and behavioral issues. She moved to Georgia in 2013 and went to graduate school in 2015, receiving her Master’s of Science in Social Work. After some time working in Georgia, she realized her desire to work with individuals who are experiencing homelessness. She has a passion for macro social work and advocating for the people Central OAC serves to make sure their needs are being met. She is excited to be a part of an agency whose faith guides them in the work that they do for the guests they serve.
April joined the OAC staff in October of 2016.
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Brenna grew up in North Carolina and attended Elon University where she studied music education and Spanish. She received her Masters of Divinity (MDiv) from Candler School of Theology at Emory University in 2016. Brenna is a United Methodist clergyperson on the path toward full ordination as a Deacon.
Brenna previously completed internships with Gateway Center and Action Ministries to learn about the issue of homelessness in Atlanta. She is passionate about many issues of social justice, and is involved in anti-death penalty efforts in Georgia. She joined the OAC staff in July of 2016.
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