Our Staff

  • Executive Committee (Board of Directors)
    • Sandy Ante
      Dearborn Co. DCS - Director
    • Lisa Baudendistel
      Laurel Elementary & Jr. High Principal
    • Barbara Bowling
      DCS - Regional Director
    • Sarah Brichto
      Child Advocacy Center
    • Allan Ascheson
      Healthcare Management Group
    • Tammy Cunningham
      SIEOC, Director
    • Brenda Spade
      Executive Director
    • Tisha Linzy
      Dearborn County Corrections
    • Tracy Mock
      Community Mental Health Center
    • Cathy Piche
    • Kathy Riley
    • RD Riley
    • Jennifer Tackitt
    • Tom Talbot
      Community Mental Health Center
  • Staff
    • Brenda Spade
       Exective Director
    • Becky Nobbe
      Office Manager
    • Kathy Riley
       Family Advocacy Manager
    • Jodi Alexander
      Early Childhood Manager
    • Robin Kichler
      Early Childhood Coordinator
    • Mary JoLee
      Family Advocate
      OCOF also contracts with a variety of individuals.
  • OCOF staff participates in a variety of councils and committees to support other initiatives and ensure collaboration.

    • Dearborn County Citizens Against Substance Abuse
    • Decatur County Community Action Coalition
    • Stayin’ Alive
    • Coalition for a Drug Free Ohio County
    • Ripley County Drug Awareness Coalition
    • Tristate Trauma Network
    • Batesville Area Resource Center
    • Region 15 Child Fatality Review Team
    • Indiana System of Care Governance
    • Indiana System of Care Youth and Family Subcommittee
    • Indiana Local System of Care Subcommittee
    • Ripley County Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
    • Decatur County 4 Kids
    • Healthy Communities of Franklin County
    • Jefferson County Mentors for Moms
    • Community Perinatal Taskforce of Jefferson County
    • Jefferson County Clearinghouse Meeting
    • Children’s Consortium of Jefferson County
    • Dearborn County Prevent Child Abuse
    • Decatur County Child Protection Team
    • Deaborn County Crisis Intervention Team