Holli Seabury joined the staff of McMillen Health in July of 2009. She earned her bachelors and masters degrees from Defiance College. She also received her doctorate in curriculum and instruction, with an emphasis in educational technology, in 2015 from the University of Florida.
She has spent her career in non-profit management and loves having a job that is exciting and also creates a positive impact on our community. Holli has a particular interest in early childhood education and how we can more effectively reach children and their parents with the message of how health impacts a child’s ability to succeed in school and in life. She loves to see the positive changes quality health education can make in children’s lives.
In her personal life, Holli is married and is the mother of seven children.
Nicole Fairchild joined McMillen in March of 2016. Nicole attended Indiana State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in public administration (MPA) and non-profit management in 2010. She also earned her MBA at Indiana Tech in 2016. Nicole’s experience covers non-profit management and education. She has taught online at Indiana State University since 2010. She enjoys running, reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Linda Hathaway joined McMillen Health in August of 1993. Linda graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocational Home Economics Education from Purdue University. Since 1989, she has been Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences through the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. In 2012, she completed her Masters Degree in Instructional Design through WGU. She has always taught our community health through making healthy choices.
Before coming to McMillen Health, Linda was a Nutritionist for the WIC program. Linda believes in helping people make healthy choices by providing factual information regarding how choices impact their lives. The most common risk factors for death are due to lifestyle choices, which makes preventive health education even more important than ever.
Shannon Gleason joined McMillen Health in September 2016. Shannon has a decade of experience as a school administrator as well as several years as a classroom teacher. She is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University earning both a Master of Science in Education and a post graduate Principal Licensure Certificate. In addition, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with endorsements in Social Studies, Language Arts, and Kindergarten.
Shannon is enthusiastic about using her talents to further the mission of McMillen Health through curriculum development.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Jenn Storey joined the McMillen Health team in May 2015. She attended Indiana University, graduating in 2010 with a BA in Fine Art. Her interest has been communication through visual media in many forms, such as graphic design, illustration and painting. In her spare time, she enjoys attending local music events and spending time outdoors.
Lorraine Binkerd joined McMillen Health in November 2015. She attended IPFW and has a background in accounting and has served as Health/Safety Coordinator for a local industrial firm. Outside of McMillen Health, Lorraine is very active in her church music & fine arts ministry, and is known as an expert pie baker. Lorraine particularly enjoys tending her flower garden, spending time outdoors with her border collie, and every opportunity to share life with her husband and grown daughters.
Jana Clark joined McMillen in November of 2017. Jana attended Indiana Wesleyan University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Service. In the past, she has worked with a local childhood literacy program and taught preschool in the Fort Wayne area for five years.
In her spare time, Jana enjoys hiking, biking, or simply walking the many different trails available in Fort Wayne and surrounding areas with her husband and their five children. Jana is excited to share the importance of good health and nutrition with people of all ages through the many different programs available at McMillen!
Abby joined McMillen in September of 2016. She received a BA in Bioanthropology from Indiana University, Bloomington, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Educational Psychology through Ball State University. Abby has over 5 years experience in non-profit, educational organizations and is ecstatic to be working at McMillen!
In her spare time she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her husband and three “fur children”, Indy, Pepe and Tutz.
Casey Knuth joined McMillen Health August 2017 as a Health Educator. She graduated from IPFW with a degree in Elementary Education and a concentration in mathematics. Additionally, Casey has her associates degree in Baking and Pastry Arts and considers herself an excellent cook! She has also worked as an Educator at the Fort Wayne Children Zoo.
Her special skills include creating fantastic gingerbread displays for the Festival of Gingerbread, playing the ukulele, loving on her three fur-babies, and crocheting. Casey is looking forward to educating students on how to live their most successful and healthy life!
Joy Livengood joined McMillen Health August 2016 as a Health Educator. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a degree in Elementary Education and a concentration in Social Studies. She has served as an elementary school teacher in the Fort Wayne area and tutored individual students in mathematics and writing.
In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time with her husband and friends, and teaching Zumba fitness classes. She is excited to share her passion for health and learning with students.
Scott’s special talents allow McMillen Health to reach the community through video and other media streams. He has worked on projects for our Brush division, Babies Love, and various other McMillen Health assignments.
Camy joined the McMillen staff in August of 1996. She graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in
Community Health Education and went on to become a Certified Health Education Specialist. Camy really enjoys staying active by playing tennis, softball, aerobics, and
spending time with her husband and two children. Her favorite classes to teach are Health Adventure and Life Begins.
One favorite quote from one of the kids as he was entering the Great Hall- “Wow! This place is just like Disney World!”
Twila Smith joined McMillen Health in April 2013, as an Administrative Assistant after greater than 13 years as a Para-professional with a local school system. In the school environment, Twila worked extensively with special needs, preschool students, helping to guide, develop and nurture children with a variety of challenges. Previously, Twila was the owner-operator of a child day care program, and has further career experience in the fields of insurance, banking and healthcare.
A mother of two daughters, Twila spends her evenings and weekends with her husband working in the garden, kayaking and camping whenever possible. She has recently learned to crochet and has a passion for reading!
Elaine Wagner joined McMillen Health in June 2018 as a Health Educator. She graduated from Purdue North Central receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a minor in science. She later earned a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in Earth Science from Purdue University. She has many years of teaching experience in the elementary classroom.
When she isn’t in the classroom, she spends time cooking and baking in the kitchen or working in the garden. She also enjoys traveling with her family.
David Ward joined the staff of McMillen Health in the fall of 2000 as a Health Educator.
David graduated from Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne with a Bachelor of Science in Education.
David feels that it is very important to start teaching Health Education at a young age and continue teaching it through high school. David believes that McMillen Health is an asset to children as they grow into adults by keeping them informed of any new information in the area of health education. His favorite classes to teach are My Sensational Senses and Happy Healthy Me.
Jody joined McMillen in November 2018 as the Finance Manager. She graduated from Ivy Tech and has done continuing education with Kaplan University. Jody is the proud mother of 4 sons and 2 daughters. She also enjoys the company of her 7 grandchildren.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Thom, crocheting, gardening and reading