Laine Clontz, MSW, President
Laineis a graduate of Peace College and earned her BA and MSW degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She has over 40 years of extensive experience in the Social Work field working with children including residential treatment, group homes, therapeutic foster care and family foster care from positions of child care worker, Treatment Unit Supervisor, Executive Vice President to the current position of President.
Laine enjoys all things UNC and is an especially avid fan of Carolina basketball.
Ritchie Melchor, Vice President
Ritchie is a graduate of Appalachian State University where he was a star running back on the football team.
He has over 25 years of extensive experience in the Social Work field working with children including group homes, therapeutic foster care and family foster care from positions of residential counselor, group home Director, Residential Director to the current position of Vice President.
Ritchie is an avid fan of Appalachian State football and the Miami Dolphins.
Tasha Melton, Licensing and Training Social Worker
Tasha is a graduate of East Carolina University. She has over 25 years of extensive experience in the Social Work field including Foster Care Social Worker, county DSS Social Worker II and the current position of Licensing and Training Social Worker
Kathleen Hough, Case Manager
Kathleen is a graduate of Livingstone College where she was a member of the girls Softball team. She has over 35 years of extensive experience including positions of Group Home Director, Foster Care Case Manager, Licensing and Recruitment Director, Regional Team Manager to the current position of Foster Care Case Manager.
She is a proud member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Rahman Wali, Case Manager
Rahman is a native of South Carolina and graduated from Francis Marion University. He has over 20 years of experience in the Social Work field including titles of Residential Counselor and Group Home Director to the current position of Foster Care Case Manager.
Rahman is an avid fan of college and professional football and basketball.