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Our Team


Wendy Scott, CAE

Interim Executive Director

Wendy has served as an Executive Director and consultant to Boards and staff of associations and charitable nonprofits for four decades. Her work focuses on organizational development, strategic planning, leadership transitions and transforming organizations for long term sustainability. She is a leadership trainer and speaker for national conferences, and contracts with agencies to support capacity building of NGOs globally. Wendy has worked with professionals in many sectors including family therapy, social work, medicine, adoption, higher education, hospitality and diverse corporate industries.

"I'm honored to serve in this interim capacity to assist WWCM in a management transition and continue to adopt innovative strategies to sustain well into the future. The needs of the people we serve continue to grow and I'm confident the passion and commitment of our leaders, staff and volunteers will help us to meet those needs!"


Jeremiah Caswell

Interim Operations/Pantry Manager

Jeremiah joined Western Wake Crisis Ministry in November 2020. He has served in his community for a number of years, being the volunteer Outreach Pastor at his church has opened up not only his eyes to those in need but also help build relationships with all the organizations in the area.

"My favorite sound in the world is that exhale someone makes when they know they are being taken care of, they know that there are people who care for their situation and it will be better."



Tammi Greco

Operations/Pantry Manager - Currently on Leave of Absence

Tammi has been with Western Wake Crisis Ministry since 2012 as a volunteer, and since 2013 as Pantry Manager then Operations/Pantry Manager. Her organizational skills and calm direction are invaluable in managing our food choice pantry.

"It makes my day when someone comes into our facility feeling down and then leaves with a smile on their face."



Yessenia Campos-Franco, MSW

Social Worker

Yessenia joined Western Wake Crisis Ministry in July 2020. As a graduate from NC State, she brings extensive experience and passion for the Latinx community and has always taken pride in bridging the resource gap for individuals in the community.

"I am looking forward to working closely with the western wake community and am thankful for the opportunity to continue building relationships with individuals and organizations to ensure a hunger free and housing secure environment for all"


Titan Barksdale

Social Worker

Titan joined Western Wake Crisis Ministry in October 2020. He brings human services and social work experience in the non-profit sector, focusing on assisting families in low-income communities.

"Being of service to others has always been a priority in my life. I'm grateful for the opportunity to continue to be of service at WWCM, helping to address hunger and food insecurity and housing needs in Western Wake."


Sherry Presnall

Donor Relations Manager

Sherry joined Western Wake Crisis Ministry in April 2019. She brings her experience in sales and marketing in the non-profit sector and extensive volunteer leadership and fundraising for local charities.

“I’ve always been passionate about the well-being of my local community. I’m excited to help strengthen WWCM’s existing relationships as well as build new connections that will further the mission of seeing a food-secure and housing-stable environment for all.”


Jessica Freeland

Administrative Associate

Jessica joined Western Wake Crisis Ministry in March 2020. She brings experience in church administration and social work. She has knowledge of the non-profit sector and is an MSW candidate 2022 at UNC-CH.

"I have been a long time follower of WWCM and am excited to be a part of this important work being done in Wake County and beyond. I am passionate about building-bridges in the community and cherish the opportunity to lend my service and experience to my neighbors."

Board of Directors

We are led by an ecumenical Board of Directors, with the combined strength of the Apex faith community, civic groups, businesses, schools, neighborhoods and individuals:

  • David Brown, President
  • Julanne Kalin, Vice President
  • Michelle Duffy, Treasurer
  • Jim Ahler
  • Nicole Bernard
  • Ines Freile
  • Rev. Frankie McLean
  • Devin Hilldale
  • Claudia Cofield

Our Board can be reached via email at

(Board meetings are generally held virtually on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m., and are open to the public. However, please check our calendar for the most up-to-date information.)

WWCM is fortunate to have many amazing volunteers without whom we could not function on a daily basis!

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