Meet Our Staff
Cindy responded to the Holy Spirit’s leading to volunteer with the Care Clinic in the spring of 2009. In the fall of 2009, she joined the staff as Client Services Director. With her 28 year career employed by the State of Michigan, her experience in assisting pregnant women with insurance coverage was beneficial to the Pregnancy Help Medical Clinic. In 2011, the Board of Directors asked Cindy to consider stepping into the Executive Director position. Her first response was “I don’t think I’m the right person, nor am I qualified.” However, upon conviction of the Holy Spirit, Cindy accepted the interim director for 6 months… in May 2011! Cindy’s area of expertise is in Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and children, church and community relations, grant writing, and vision for the ministry. She is married to husband Joel, they live in Traunik. She is blessed to have two adult children and four grandchildren.
Sawyer Site Coordinator
Amy is the Site Coordinator for our satellite center located at Sawyer and has been with Care Clinic since August 2015. Amy has a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University. From 2003 – 2015 she was with Gwinn Area Community Schools serving as their Business Manager and prior to that she was in retail management. She is married, has 3 children and lives in Gwinn. Her skills are leadership, teaching, encouraging and being able to unravel complicated situations. Amy believes that every person regardless of their past choices or current situation was designed to live a big, bold, beautiful life and approaches each client in such manner.
Linda joined the Care Clinic Staff in July of 2003 and manages the clinic’s financial responsibilities. She also assists with major fundraising events, newsletters, office inventory and donation receipting. Linda’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree earned in 1979 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Vocational Rehabilitation and Special Education. She formerly taught High School Special Education in Ripon, Wisconsin. Linda also completed an accredited two year program in biblical studies with an emphasis on missions, at Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Linda’s passion for life work began during her High School years around the time of the 1973 decision of Roe vs Wade. A Wisconsin native, she moved to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in September of 1991. There she met and married her husband, Dave and is blessed to have three wonderful step-children, 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Jocelyn Jonas, RN
Nurse Manager & Director of Client Services
Jocelyn is a native of Marquette; she graduated from Marquette Senior High School and is a “Yooper” who is proud of her heritage and blessed to call the Upper Peninsula her home. Jocelyn received her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing with a minor in Sociology, focusing on Health and Illness in Society from Ferris State University. She worked as a Labor and Delivery RN for the first 10 years of her career and has called the Care Clinic home since 2012. Jocelyn has the natural ability to teach and enjoys working with parents and families. To Jocelyn being a nurse is not only her career, but a calling from God to help those in need. Jocelyn plans to marry the love of her life and best friend this summer. In her spare time you can find Jocelyn catching a sunset, enjoying the great outdoors or capturing moments with photographs; she always has a camera with her!
Alyssa Slattery, BSW
Alyssa is currently the volunteer coordinator at the Care Clinic and loves our mission here. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Social Work with a human behavior cluster minor from Northern Michigan University. She is now working on getting her Master’s in Social Work from Michigan State University with a focus on substance use disorders. She has held an internship at Great Lakes Recovery Centers that provided her with a great understanding of the hope of recovery. Alyssa enjoys spending time outdoors with her daughter Braelynn and husband Jon. She feels privileged to give other parents the support and hope they deserve. She has a strong desire to help expectant mothers who suffer from substance use disorder, and to do God’s work by helping anyone in need.