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Executive Director

Stephen Possell
Executive Director
Home: 574-269-6019 x 232


Alyssa Lowe
Director of Development

Alyssa joined the staff of Combined Community Services in February 2017 as Director of Development. Currently, Alyssa serves as president of the Heartline Pregnancy Center Board of Directors and serves on the Wagon Wheel Center of the Arts Board of Directors. Alyssa has traveled and done missions work in Jamaica, Mexico, England, and Ireland. She and her husband, Bryan Lowe, have three children and are very active in their church, New Life Christian Church and World Outreach.
Ann Myers

Client Assistance

Trey Harris
Dane's Family Pantry Assistant

Trey volunteered at CCS for over two years in our food pantry and helping out with Foodathon, various food drives and miscellaneous needs. Trey officially joined our team in January 2016 as Dane's Family Pantry assistant.

Peggi Lisenbee-Wright
Director of Client Assistance
Work: (574) 269-6019 ext. 222

Peggi has served at CCS for 17 years. She loves her mission at CCS because the various programs not only offer help to people in crisis, and programs to assist people in reaching financial self sufficiency, but most importantly, they share the hope of Christ. She has two daughters and a son in law, Alexis and Josh Light, and Lacey Lisenbee. Peggi welcomed her first grandchild, Ezra Blue, in December 2015. Her family attends Warsaw Wesleyan Church.


John Mueller
Dane's Family Pantry/Building & Grounds

John volunteered for several years at CCS before he was hired for our food pantry and buildings & grounds. He currently supervises Dane's Family Pantry, takes care of our vehicle maintenance and buildings and grounds, and picks up donations for CCS. He continues to volunteers several hours each week.

Karen Murphy
Intake Coordinator
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Karen Murphy started at CCS through the Catholic Charities program and became an employee in October 2008. She has an Associate degree is Business Administration and has enjoyed the opportunity for the enjoyable career change that working for CCS has offered her. Karen enjoys most outdoor activities, bowling, traveling, reading, and spending time wtih her pets and family.

John Parker
Utility & Intake Liaison

John made a career change to CCS from working over a year as a direct service provider in the mental health field. He is a Grace College graduate with a B.S degree in Counseling and Bible. John minored in Business and enjoys the opportunity to utilize that skill set with CCS. He and his wife, Michelle, attend Leesburg Grace Brethren Church and John hopes he can be a light for Jesus in his role at CCS by meeting individuals in their time of need.

Lindsay Rex
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Lindsay is a Grace College graduate who moved back to Winona Lake to help with a multi-ethnic church plant and is now our Emergency Services Coordinator. She is thrilled to have the chance to be a part of God’s mission at CCS and can’t wait to see what’s in store. Lindsay attends Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church.

Self Sufficiency

Christie Borzeniatow
Hand Up Case Manager
Home: (574) 269-6019 ext. 224

Christie started CCS as an intern in 2009 working with the Emergency Assistance Program. Christie's passion for CCS' programs and missions led her to complete her degree in human service from Ivy Tech college, and she is now the case manager for Hand Up.

Shelby Layne
PI Case Manager

My name Is Shelby Layne. All my life, I have always wanted to help people. So, I am very excited to be a part of the Combined Community Services team. A little bit about me: I was born and raised here in Warsaw, Indiana. I completed my bachelors in Human Services at IPFW in 2015. I am currently working towards my master’s degree in couple and family counseling at IPFW. Maybe the most interesting fact about me: I received the gift of life, my cousin Susie’s kidney, in August of 2015. I enjoy yoga, knitting, and cooking. I am an animal lover and plant enthusiast.

Sabrina Phillips
Project Independence Casemanager

Tammy Smith
Director of Self Sufficiency
Work: (574) 269-6019 ext. 225

Support Staff

Corbitt Hollen
Dane's Family Pantary

Corbitt joined Dane's Family Pantry mid Summer and does a terrific job making families feel comfortable and stocking the pantry shelves!

Brenda Peyton

Brenda describes herself as a "mother, wife, student and Christian living in Warsaw". She enjoys serving the community and has made an incredible difference in our Clothing pantry with her organizational skills and her joyous personality!