Mandy Martin - Executive Director
Mandy joined the staff in April 2019, after serving 6 years as the Operations Manager with Northwest Michigan Habitat. She has a Masters in Management from Davenport University and recently completed a CMA Certificate. Mandy firmly believes in the work Habitat is doing and the lasting impact a safe, affordable home can have on a family for generations to come.
Ron Hart - Construction Supervisor
Ron joined the staff in October 2021, after his retirement from Cheboygan Schools. He served in many roles in the school system and later worked for himself at his construction company. Ron has always had the goal to see that people are provided with homes that are designed to be simple, decent, and affordable with a focus on sustainable building practices and energy efficiency.
Baylee Herron - Administrative Assistant
Baylee joined the Habitat staff in 2022 looking for a job with a meaning; which she found! She believes in Habitat for Humanity's mission to provide decent housing for the citizens of Cheboygan County. Not far behind her is her loyal service dog, another valued member of the Habitat family.
Hailey Jeter - Program Services Coordinator
Hailey joined the Habitat team in 2023 after working for the Cheboygan Housing Commission. She earned a bachelors in Business Management & Hospitality, which brings a new outlook to the team. Cheboygan is where she calls home and has since she was a child. Hailey wants to help the community where she grew up, and where she raises her own family continue to grow.
Ed Ryan - Truck Driver and Warehouse Associate
Ed grew up in the Boston area and worked as a school administrator for Gilmore Academy in Ohio, where he coached hockey and baseball. He is semi-retired aside from keeping busy at the ReStore. He and his wife own two lovely dogs; Freighter and Murphy. Ed works at Habitat because he wanted to spend some of his free time helping his community.
Julie was a long time shopper at the ReStore that wanted to help her community. She runs a small business and attends many crafting events in the Northern Michigan area. She's excited to see all the smiling faces that come through the ReStore!
Melissa Tallman - Operations Manager
Melissa started as a part-time sales associate in 2012, was promoted to Assistant Manager in 2014 and now serves as our ReStore Operations Manager. She has a B.S. in Education from Central Michigan University. Melissa wants you to know that shopping at the ReStore not only helps you get what you need at affordable prices, but also helps Habitat build, rehab or repair homes right here in your community.
Logan Vallance - Sales Associate
Logan joined the ReStore team in 2022. He enjoys collecting costume masks of all kinds. He spends his time studying tattoo artistry and playing video games. Logan likes to work at Habitat because he likes helping people of Cheboygan County.
Anna Ellis - Sales Associate
Anna loves animals, mycology, reading, art, and photography. A fun fact about Anna is that she played flute and alto sax in middle school band. Family is important to Anna; she has 2 sisters, 2 brothers, and a niece. Anna works at Habitat because she has always wanted to be a part of an organization that helps the community and she enjoys helping people.
Darrin joined the Board of Directors in April of 2021. Darrin grew up in the area and recently moved back with his family. When he saw that Habitat was looking for Board Members, he thought this was the right fit for him! He brings a vast background to our board and is looking forward to helping us grow our mission in the community.
John was born in Traverse City but grew up in Manistee and Roscommon. He spent most of his life in the Detroit area. His working years were spent in the Information Technology field, developing applications in DOS, Windows 3.1 and this eventually becoming a database administrator in Microsoft SQL Server. Since retirement, John has fulfilled his life dream to return to "Up North" and he enjoys living in Cheboygan!
Steve joined the board in April of 2021. When he is not busy with Habitat obligations, Steve is a teacher at Wolverine Schools and a Pastor in Wolverine! He is very active in his community and looking forward to Habitat becoming more active in the Wolverine Area.
Amber is an Attorney Magistrate for the 89th District Court in Cheboygan, brings a great amount of knowledge to our board. Originally from Marquette, Amber is a proud Yooper and draws her inspiration and hope for public service and hard work from her Northern Michigan upbringing. Most proudly, Libby is a mother of three and currently resides in Cheboygan with her family where they also own and operate a local business.
Vince joined the board in 2023. He moved to Cheboygan in 2014 after retiring as an
Engineering Supervisor in the automotive industry. Having built houses with his dad
every summer he is adept in construction principles. His hobbies include travel and
classic car restoration. He lives in Beaugrand Township with his lovely and multi-
talented wife, Linda. Vince had an interest in joining the board because he is always
looking for ways to serve the community. He is impressed with the progress Habitat is
making in Cheboygan County and is glad to be part of it.
This Could Be You!
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Marily is a transplant to the Cheboygan Community serving as the VP of Operations at Citizens National Bank in Cheboygan. She is an avid reader, cat lover and all around community enthusiast. When she is not working long days at the bank, she is volunteering with Habitat and spending time with her family.
Erin Masters grew up in Flushing, MI with her parents and three older brothers. She graduated from CMU with a degree in elementary education and completed her Master of Arts in Educational Leadership at EMU. Since a young age she’s been active in her local churches and proudly serves on Church of the Strait’s Board of Governors. Erin continues to work seasonally and spends time with family when possible, while eagerly looking towards the future for the change she can make in Cheboygan County through Habitat!
Todd joined the Board of Directors in December of 2021. When Todd is not busy building or rehabbing homes in his every day life, he can be found spending time with his family, volunteering with Habitat and serving as a Fire Fighter for the City of Cheboygan. Todd has a passion for being a helping hand to those in need.