Kenny Watts, BA, BS, program director:
Kenny serves as program director of the Social & Specialty Services service line of Lutheran Social Services (LSS) Community Outreach Services. In his position Kenny is responsible for managing the agency’s Case Management, Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs.
He has a strong background in human services, including direct-service experience as an investigative caseworker for York County’s Office of Children, Youth and Families, as
well as a child and adolescent service systems coordinator within the York County Human Services Department. He spent nearly four years directing program development for the County's HealthChoices program.
Kenny earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Bible & Ministry from Lancaster Bible College in Pennsylvania.
Meg Neiderer, BA, MS, case manager:
Meg Neiderer has served as a case manager for the Adams County and Hanover Area Case Management Program since January 2001. A graduate of Shippensburg University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a Master of Science in counseling, she has worked in human services and adult education for more than 25 years.
In her effort to empower individuals in the community and help them to optimize their potential, she said she feels fortunate to work for an organization whose foundation was built firmly on Christian compassion, service and fostering personal responsibility.
Cathy Bowen, BA, case manager:
Cathy Bowen serves as case manager for Franklin and Fulton Counties. She has more than 20 years experience in workforce services through the Job Training Partnership Act and the Workforce Investment Act.
Coaching individuals, couples and families through urgent crises and toward personal goals, she applies her experience and knowledge of local resources in caring ways and to better the lives of others.
Linda Wheeler, BS, case manager:
As a Case Manager, Linda Wheeler provides referrals to various community agencies, offers emergency assistance for utilities and medication and assists clients with life issues. Her office is located in the city of York and Linda serves the greater York County area.
Most recently, Linda worked for Fayetteville Technical Community College in the Continuing Education department, teaching employability classes. She has 20 years of experience working with military families and the unique circumstances that accompany military service. Linda earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice from Penn State University.