Meet the GRACE Center Staff
We employ a great group of seasoned professionals, ready to support and counsel you to reach your goals.
Carol holds a B.A. in Office Administration from Central Michigan University. She has been employed with G.R.A.C.E. Center since 1995 in this same capacity. In April 2008, she was promoted to Administrative Director, sharing many of the administrative duties with the Clinical Director. Carol is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting. She is the agency’s Recipient Rights Advisor and grants/contracts writer. Carol has held positions of increasing responsibility in the management of office operations for a variety of businesses since graduating from CMU. She moved to the Grayling area in 1994 and has been active in the community since then.
Kristen has been promoted to Clinical Director at the agency! She earned a bachelors of arts in Criminal Justice in 2015. With a passion to help others she then obtained her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health counseling from Western Michigan University in 2019. She completed her internship at G.R.A.C.E. Center in the Spring of 2019. After obtaining her degree, she joined the agency as a Counselor. She is currently a licensed LLPC with the State of Michigan. Along with her Masters, she has obtained a certification in alcohol and drug treatment.
Jody holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family Life Education from Spring Arbor University and an LPN Certificate in Nursing from Northern Michigan University. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. She has experience as a counselor for children and family therapy. She holds a License in Professional Counseling from the State of Michigan. She began her employment at G.R.A.C.E. Center in 2005 as Counselor providing Child/Family counseling under our contract with Department of Health and Human Services and Meridian Health Plan. Jody also provides counseling in addictions (both substance abuse and gambling), treatment for individuals, groups and families.
Allison has been a resident of Grayling since 1994, graduating in 1999 from Grayling High School. Allison has a desire to serve the community. She is currently raising her family in Crawford County, encouraging their involvement in community projects through example.