Our Staff


Our Staff

Jeanne Davies - Executive Director

Jeanne carries responsibility for resources, advocacy, volunteer coordination, social media, administration, and development. She is ordained in the Church of the Brethren, has a Master of Divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Indiana, a Graduate Certificate in Homiletic Peer Coaching from Vanderbilt Divinity School, and a Graduate Certificate in Disability and Ministry from Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. Jeanne has a passion for disability advocacy and inclusion, and believes that the whole church benefits when all the members of the Body are actively connected. She lives in West Dundee, Illinois, with her husband, Joel. They attend York Center Church of the Brethren in Lombard, Illinois.

Kate Szambecki - Resource Director

Kate is responsible for ADN’s social media, blog, and newsletter, as well as strengthening ADN’s network of churches, advocates, and disability resources.

Kate specializes in writing and content creation, web design, outreach and communication, and project management. She has a passion for storytelling, connecting with others, and advocacy. Kate hopes to work toward a more accessible church for all. She recieved her bachelor's degree from Eastern Mennnonite University in Harrisonburg, VA.

Emily Hunsberger - Office Administrator

Emily Hunsberger works part-time as Office Administrator. Emily received a bachelor’s degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Bluffton University in 2018. With work experience garnered from many years as summer camp director at Amigo Centre and one year as a paraprofessional in a special education classroom, Emily provides the organization and support needed for ADN to continue to nurture inclusive communities. Originally from Archbold, Ohio, Emily now lives in Goshen, Indiana with her husband, Micah and her cat, Cosmo.