Harford Family House Adds New Board Members




Harford Family House Board of Directors elects six new members, one honorary member.


Harford Family House, the largest provider of transitional housing for homeless families in Harford County, recently added six new members and one new honorary member to its Board of Directors.


Joining the Harford Family House Board of Directors are Camilla J. Rogers, Nathan DiNatale, Eric Rebbert, Sharon Sheppe, Atiya Stevenson, T’Jae Gibson Ellis and Grace E. Gibson Callwood.


“Harford Family House has a very strong Board leadership core in place, and we couldn’t be more excited about these new appointments,” said Harford Family House CEO/Executive Director Robin Tomechko. “Each of these individuals’ deep professional backgrounds and passionate commitment to end homelessness in Harford County will bring insightful perspectives, new connections and additional resources to our organization. I am especially thrilled to add 12-year-old Grace Callwood to our Honorary Board. She is a great example of the power of our youth to make a difference, and is an inspiration to all.”


Camilla J. Rogers RN, MS, Esquire is a partner at Kanaras & Rogers, LLC. Prior to starting her own practice, Rogers practiced as a health care attorney to the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and supported local attorneys in trial practice. Rogers received a juris doctor in 2007 from The University of Baltimore School of Law and earned a masters in 1980 in nursing from The University of Maryland at Baltimore.


Nathan DiNatale is a partner at SC&H Group, LLC where he leads the business valuation and litigation support services group. He has over 22 years of professional experience including business valuation, fair value for financial reporting, fraud, economic damages, expert witness testimony and financial statement analysis. DiNatale is also a member of the Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB) Organization and Harford County resident.


Eric Rebbert is president of ETR Consulting Group, Inc. in Bel Air, MD and senior professional in human resources (SPHR). Rebbert has more than 20 years experience as a certified human resources professional and has helped local businesses make informed employment decisions. Most recently Rebbert served as a deputy director at an international NGO in Manhattan, then CAO for a renowned architectural firm in Washington, D.C., he has recruited and hired from entry level positions to senior executive and C-level roles. Rebbert currently serves as the treasurer for SIAB.


Sharon Sheppe is a credit analyst for Wells Fargo. Sheppe analyzes credit facilities for new loans, reviews existing relationships and tracks and resolves renewal and covenant issues. As a Harford County resident, Sheppe has volunteered with Harford Family House for years. With the support of her team at Wells Fargo, Sheppe hosts an annual pool party for the families at Harford Family House each summer.


Atiya Stevenson is an executive assistant at Flavor & Fragrance Specialties, Inc. In her role, Stevenson directly supports the vice president and team of seven managers, arranging team events and travel. Stevenson is a former client and graduate of Harford Family House and currently resides in Harford County with her family.


T’Jae Gibson Ellis is a seasoned business strategist who specializes in reputation management through corporate communication, change management, nontraditional and grassroots outreach, and events planning. For the past two years, Ellis has structured the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s enterprise-wide workforce engagement strategy and will begin leading its media relations strategy as part of the external communication team from her Aberdeen Proving Ground office.  Ellis received a bachelors in mass communication from Wilberforce University and a masters in project management and masters certificate in logistics management both from Florida Institute of Technology. She’s a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and currently resides in Abingdon, MD with her family.


Grace E. Gibson Callwood is the founder, president and CEO of We Cancerve Movement, and sixth-grade student at Edgewood Middle School. Callwood is the youngest recipient of numerous awards, including being name a 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Award Honoree, a 2015-2017 Peace First Fellow, 2015 Harford County’s Most Beautiful Person, 2013 “Making a Difference Award” from the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary, and Edgewood Middle School’s 2016 Golden Trumpet Award winner, a newly created award to recognize students’ community and academic achievements.


For more information about Harford Family House, please call 410-273-6700 or visit our website at www.harfordfamilyhouse.org.



About Harford Family House (http://www.harfordfamilyhouse.org/)

Harford Family House is the largest provider of transitional housing for homeless families with children in Harford County. Other programs include Emergency Shelter for families and HUD Supportive Housing for homeless families where one family member has a disability. Clients are provided with a fully furnished apartment or house and receive case management services and referrals to partner agencies to move them from homelessness and hopelessness to hope and independence.

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