CityLinC connects children and youth to loving families, families to secure futures, individuals to caring community, and community to personal faith. Our name stands for "City Living in Christ."
70 Calhoun St.
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Phone: (269) 969-9181
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CityLinC: Foster Care:
About Us: Our Staff & Board
The People Who Keep Our Mission Going
Dedicated Staff, Caring Board Members and Dozens of Volunteers
CityLinC has a paid staff of about a dozen people, including both full-time and part-time employees. They come with a wide range of talents, educational backgrounds and professional certifications. We are guided by a committed nonprofit Board of Directors. Each year, more than 100 volunteers contribute their time and skills to our work in the community.
CityLinC Leadership Team
CityLinC Board of Directors
Rocky Baxter, CityLinC Chairman, Radiology Consultants, Baxter Funeral & Cremation Services
Dwayne Kelly, CityLinC Vice-Chairman, V.A. Hospital
Tim Mitchell, CityLinC Secretary/Treasurer, Fund Developer, Senior Care Partners
Sue Crawford, Pearse Realty
Ricky Perry, Haven of Rest
Cindie Kloosterman, Retired Nurse Educator
Paul Minor, Pastor of Colon New Life Assembly of God
Jake Affeldt, Pastor of Battle Creek Andrus Street Church Of God
Dale Boyer, CityLinC Executive Director
Sylvia Adsit, Licensing Specialist
Kayla Hanson, Foster/Adoption Specialist
Leticia Stone, Foster Care Specialists
Katie Ferris, Foster Care Specialist
Mesha Fisher, Adoption Specialist
Gabrielle Behrndt, Adoption Specialist
Lisa Smotherman, Executive Assistant
Terri Dougherty, Bookkeeper
Emma Moore, Case Aid
Megan Vandenboss, Licensing/Adoption Case Aid
Mike Howard, Chaplin
Janelle Haynes, Community Relations Director
Devan Madden, Licensing Specialist
Abby Boyer, Stuff-A-Bus Coordinator
To ask a question or send us an e-mail message, please click here now. To learn more about us, we invite you to read our latest newsletter or call our office at (269) 969-9181. (Sign up for free alerts) We also invite you to volunteer your time or make a tax-deductible contribution to support our continuing mission to the community. And don't forget to visit our online photo gallery. Welcome!